The Horse & Hound Podcast 67: Sir Lee Pearson | Bicton five-star | SJ Euros | Rider fitness by sport | News round-up

In our 67th weekly episode of The Horse & Hound Podcast, H&H dressage editor Polly Byan talks to Sir Lee Pearson about winning three gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics on a home-bred horse, and what the future may hold for the para dressage legend, who become a foster father last year. In a sport-packed episode H&H’s podcast host Pippa Roome chats to Catherine Austen about Bicton five-star, before catching up with H&H’s news writer Becky Murray to discuss the European Showjumping Championships as well as other topical news. Finally, in this week’s advice section, we welcome back personal trainer Katie Bleekman for the final episode in her mini series to talk about the type of fitness needed for different equestrian sports. We hope you will find this useful.

Paralympic dressage results
TOKYO, JAPAN –AUGUST 26: Lee Pearson of Team Great Britain competes with his horse Breezer in the Dressage Individual Test Grade II on day 2 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Equestrian Park on August 26, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images)

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European Dressage Championships roll of honour 2015-2019

Isabell Werth and Bella Rose of their way to winning medals at the 2019 European Championships in Rotterdam.
Isabell Werth and Bella Rose during the FEI Grand Prix Special at the FEI Longines European Championships Jumping, Dressage & Para-Dressage Rotterdam 2019 held in Kralingse Bos in Rotterdam in the Netherlands on 19-25th August 2019

The fight for the 2021 European dressage championships medals is set to be as competitive as ever as the biennial championships head to Hagen in Germany. At the 2019 Championships in Rotterdam, Germany demonstrated her strength and depth in the sport once again retaining a clean sweep of team and individual golds. While the country […]

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode 12

Welcome to episode 12 of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan review the exciting team showjumping final the Olympic Games, which decided the final set of medals and brought the Tokyo 2020 equestrian events to a close

Episode 12 of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, is now live. We have been publishing a daily podcast for all H&H fans to listen to via our website or via your favourite podcast app after each day of equestrian action at the Olympics and this is the final one […]

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode 11

Welcome to episode 11 of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan review the highs and lows of the team showjumping qualifier at the Olympic Games and look ahead to the last day of equestrian action to decide the team showjumping medals

Episode 11 of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, is now live. We will be publishing a daily podcast for all H&H fans to listen to via our website or via your favourite podcast app after each day of equestrian action at the Olympics. Search for “The Horse & Hound […]

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode 10

Welcome to episode 10 of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan share all the excitement from the individual showjumping final at the Olympic Games, where British rider Ben Maher won gold

Episode 10 of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, is now live. We will be publishing a daily podcast for all H&H fans to listen to via our website or via your favourite podcast app after each day of equestrian action at the Olympics. Search for “The Horse & Hound […]

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode nine

Welcome to episode nine of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan review the first day of pure showjumping action at the Olympic Games – the individual showjumping qualifier – and look ahead to Wednesday’s individual final

Episode nine of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, is now live. We will be publishing a daily podcast for all H&H fans to listen to via our website or via your favourite podcast app after each day of equestrian action at the Olympics. Search for “The Horse & Hound […]

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode eight

Welcome to episode eight of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan review the showjumping action in the Olympic eventing that decided the team and individual medals

Episode eight of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, is now live. We will be publishing a daily podcast for all H&H fans to listen to via our website or via your favourite podcast app after each day of equestrian action at the Olympics. Search for “The Horse & Hound […]