Charlotte Dujardin’s hat-trick, a British-bred hot prospect and a horse who beat the odds: all you need to know from day two at the National Dressage Championships

National Dressage Championships day two 2021
Georgie Nicholls is the elementary silver winner with Woodcroft Kika Quina at the 2021 nationals

The Lemieux National Dressage Championships have reached the half-way point, and day two has been just as exciting as day one, with lots of new national champions crowned. We round up the most important things you need to know from day two… Charlotte Dujardin added the Saracen Horse Feeds inter I championship to her prix […]

‘He’s for the Paris Olympics’: owner Carl Hester on Imhotep as he scores a nationals hat-trick with Charlotte Dujardin

National Dressage Championships Charlotte Dujardin on Imhotep
Charlotte Dujardin on Imhotep win the Fairfax Saddles PSG gold freestyle 2021

Charlotte Dujardin and Imhotep made it not one, not two, but three wins in two days at the Lemieux National Dressage Championships. Having already won the prix st georges (PSG) and inter I straight classes, they became the first ever winners of the Fairfax Saddles PSG gold freestyle – the first time this class has […]

‘His energy is never-ending, just like his father’: Charlotte Dujardin adds second national title to her 2021 tally

National Dressage Championships Charlotte Dujardin on Imhotep
Charlotte Dujardin and Imhotep in action at the National Dressage Championships 2021

Charlotte Dujardin scored her second title of the 2021 Lemieux National Dressage Championships when topping the Saracen Horse Feeds inter I riding Imhotep. Charlotte and the eight-year-old Everdale son had already been crowned the Fairfax Saddles prix st georges champions at the National Dressage Championships and they now add inter I honours to their growing […]

‘I have no doubt he is a horse for the future’: British-bred novice gold champion proves one to watch

National Dressage Championships novice gold winners Sarah Rogers and Full Moon II
National Dressage Championships novice gold winners Sarah Rogers and Full Moon II

Sarah Rogers scored a resounding victory in the BETTALIFE novice gold at the Lemieux National Dressage Championships. Sarah rode the five-year-old Fürstenball x Gribaldi gelding Full Moon II to a chunky score of 77.85%, finishing 4% ahead of runner-up Alex Baker on Tiger. The tall youngster, known at home as Moony, was bred and is […]

Charlotte Dujardin’s springy superstar, nail-biting finishes and a horse who’s lucky to be alive – all the stories from day one at the National Dressage Championships

National Dressage Championships prelim silver Anna Burns
Anna Burns and Magic Dream claim the prelim silver title at the 2021 nationals

The Lemieux National Dressage Championships kicked off today after a two-year hiatus, at its new home of Somerford Park Farm in Cheshire. With no fewer than nine national champions crowned already, day one has proved action-packed. Here are the most important things you should know about how the opening day of the National Dressage Championships […]

Charlotte Dujardin claims PSG title at National Dressage Championships on ‘the bounciest horse I’ve ever ridden’

National dressage championships Charlotte Dujardin and Imhotep
Charlotte Dujardin and Imhotep, PSG champions at the 2021 nationals

Charlotte Dujardin scooped the first small tour title of the Lemieux National Dressage Championships, just three days after returning home from winning team silver and individual bronze at the European Dressage Championships. Charlotte rode Coral Ingham and Carl Hester’s Imhotep to a resounding victory in the Fairfax Saddles prix st georges gold championship, scoring 77.82%. […]

Horse with ‘unique’ character claims advanced medium honours at National Dressage Championships

National Dressage Championships - Angharad Harries and Classic Bee Ge
Angharad Harries and Classic Bee Gee are advanced medium silver champions for 2021.

Angharad Harries finished on top of a large Andrews Bowen advanced medium silver class at the Lemieux National Dressage Championships. She and Nancy Scott’s 15-year-old Classic Bee Gee, achieved a super score of 72.58% to take top spot on the 38-strong leaderboard ahead of Rachel Taylor and Faloya in second, and Antonia Brown on SJL […]

6 reasons we’re excited for the National Dressage Championships – from Charlotte Dujardin to swoon-worthy young horses

Charlotte Dujardin rides Imhotep at the Winter Dressage Championships
Charlotte Dujardin rides Imhotep at the Winter Dressage Championships 2021

The Lemieux National Dressage Championships kick off tomorrow (16 September) at Somerford Park Farm – we round up some of the reasons we’re excited… 1, Charlotte Dujardin’s stars of the future Fresh from her medals at the Tokyo Olympics and at the European Dressage Championships, Charlotte Dujardin will be riding Imhotep in both the prix […]

How to watch the 2021 National Dressage Championships – your guide to following the action

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Charlotte Dujardin and Hawtins Delicato triumph at the National Dressage Championships in 2017

If you’re wondering how to watch the National Dressage Championships this year, you’ve come to right place. The Lemieux National Dressage Championships are taking place on 16-19 September at Somerford Park Farm in Cheshire – the first time the event has been held at the venue. There will be championship classes from prelim to grand […]

Five-time Olympian Isabell Werth reveals plan to retire from sport

Isabell Werth pats Bella Rose 2 after their grand prix ride at the Tokyo Olympic dressage
World number one Isabell Werth and her reigning world and European champion Bella Rose 2 earned 82.5%.

The world’s most decorated equestrian, Germany’s Isabell Werth has spoken about plans for her retirement from the sport after the Paris Olympics in 2024. Isabell is a five-time Olympian and has won gold at every Games she has ridden at, including team gold at the delayed Tokyo Olympics earlier this year. She plans to contest […]