A fitting finale for Hartpury’s fabulous Festival of Dressage

Portugal’s Luis Principe brought down the curtain on this year’s Hartpury Festival of Dressage with a victory in Sunday’s Equikro FEI CDI Intermediate I Freestyle. The win was a fitting way to conclude a week of dazzling international performances, world debuts and stunning displays. With 14 nations represented, the festival lived up to its international[…]

Mount St John Freestyle’s highly anticipated kür makes winning world debut

Charlotte Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle’s highly anticipated kür made a winning world debut at Hartpury’s Festival of Dressage last night (Saturday). The 10-year-old daughter of Fidermark pulled out all the stops, earning a personal-best mark of 87.6%. No judge marked the combination lower than 86% with two judges even awarding 89%. Emma and Jill[…]

Freestyle closes the show in style on festival’s fabulous Friday!

Charlotte Dujardin brought the third day of competition to a sizzling finale at the Hartpury Festival of Dressage. With a drawn order time of 19:06, crowds stayed on to enjoy the first of two opportunities to see Mount St John Freestyle at this show. The Hanoverian daughter of Fidermark was well worth the wait, pulling[…]

Carl Hester enjoys unanimous victory in Le Mieux Grand Prix

Carl Hester made his presence felt on Day 2 at the Hartpury Festival of Dressage, winning the Le Mieux Grand Prix with Nip Tuck. The 15-year-old son of Don Ruto put in a stunning performance in the sunshine to complete on a score of 73.98%. Nip Tuck returned to competition at Keysoe following a break[…]

Equidance set to showcase at the Festival of Dressage

Equidance has rapidly become a name synonymous with freestyle music in the UK over the past couple of years and this year they’ll be supporting the Hartpury Festival of Dressage. A series of demonstrations will take place over the week (3-7 July). Equidance’s unique, dismounted demo gives the audience not only all the information they[…]

Anna Ross set to headline Festival Gala Evening

International rider and trainer Anna Ross will headline the gala evening at this year’s Hartpury Festival of Dressage (3-7 July). The Saturday evening demo (6 July) will form part of a busy and entertaining schedule including the NAF Superflex FEI CDI Grand Prix Freestyle Final and the Elite Stallions Young Horse PSG Final. Anna Ross has represented[…]