Pearson eyes up Tokyo: ‘He is one of the most talented horses I’ve had’ *H&H Plus*

Para riders excel at the winter championships at Myerscough College Para Winter Championships in Lancashire

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Lee Pearson claims victory in the grade II individual with his Paralympic prospect, the “sensitive” Bacardi son, Breezer III

“HE’S going great guns,” said Lee Pearson of his Tokyo Paralympic prospect Breezer III, who headed the grade II individual with 75.39%. “I asked for more power and cadence than I usually dare to, and he responded well and was marked accordingly.” Lee’s aim with the low-mileage and “sensitive” 10-year-old is plenty of exposure to […]

Cruz III: meet the pony Charlotte Dujardin purchased who is destined for grand prix *H&H Plus*

Ponies are a rare sight at grand prix, but Charlotte Dujardin’s diminutive protégé is well on his way

12yo chestnut gelding, 14.1hh Stable name: Tom Owner/rider: Jayne Turney Breeder: Rachel Silk Best results: PSG national champion at 2020 winter dressage championships; inter I regional winter champion 2020; twice advanced medium reserve national champion in 2019; medium restricted national champion 2015; 2013 SPSS young dressage pony champion (ridden by Jayne Turney). Novice open national […]

Dono Di Maggio OLD: ‘I remember thinking that it was the best feeling I had ever had from a horse’ *H&H Plus*

This gentle giant may love a nap, but he is in the form of his life, discovers Polly Bryan

Need to know Dono Di Maggio OLD Age: 14 Breeding: Dimaggio x Santander H Studbook: Oldenburg Rider: Emile Faurie Breeder: Gabriele Heinisch Owners: Theodora Livanos and Emile Faurie Greatest achievements: first grand prix and grand prix special at Aachen CDI3* 2018; third grand prix and second grand prix special at Fritzens CDI4* 2018; team bronze […]

Dorothee Schneider: the top dressage rider who has bounced back from injury into Tokyo contention *H&H Plus*

Dorothee Schneider has won team silver and gold at the past two Olympics, and is three-pronged for Tokyo – but competition is hot for a spot on the brilliant German team, says Alice Collins

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WITH more than 400 results on the FEI database, Germany’s Dorothee Schneider is one hard-working lady. Add her national results to that, and she’s ridden a dizzying number of centre lines. For someone who competes so much, the past year has been anything but normal for Dorothee. But she – and everyone else – is […]

The Horse & Hound Podcast 53: Alice Oppenheimer | Teaching horses to stand while being hosed | News round-up

In our 53rd weekly episode of the first series of The Horse & Hound Podcast, dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer talks to H&H dressage editor Polly Bryan about breeding versus buying horses and more. Moving on to the week’s top news stories, H&H editor Pippa Roome is joined by Horse & Hound news editor Eleanor Jones and senior news writer Lucy Elder to discuss why Covid restrictions are causing problems for competitors wanting to travel internationally, making strides for diversity in equestrianism and why older lorry drivers need to check the small print on their licences. We also welcome back Jason Webb, who specialises in starting young horses and retraining those with problems, who will be giving advice on training horses to stand still while being hosed. We hope you will find it useful.

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Episode 53 of The Horse & Hound Podcast, our popular audio service available exclusively every Thursday morning for our H&H Plus subscribers is now live. Each episode is available for all H&H fans to listen to 24hrs after its early release to our H&H Plus members. Search for “The Horse & Hound Podcast” in your […]