Hickstead dressage 2024 – Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester lead entries

  • Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester are set to headline a robust box of competition on the I.C.E. Horseboxes All England Dressage Pageant at Hickstead (7–12 Would possibly).

    Charlotte will probably be bringing two rides, her Eu particular person bronze medallist Imhotep (Everdale x Vivaldi) and emerging big name Alive And Kicking (All At As soon as x Fürst Piccolo) – the similar horses she took to Hagen CDI (24–28 April) the place the pair have been double winners within the CDI4* and CDI3* respectively.

    Charlotte remaining competed at Hickstead in 2022 the place she gained complex medium and prix st georges (PSG) titles on Alive And Kicking. This yr will mark her aggressive go back to the showground for the primary time for the reason that beginning of her daughter Isabella remaining spring.

    Carl will probably be competing together with his Olympic hopeful Popularity (Bordeaux x Rhodium), as they appear to shield the CDI grand prix and grand prix particular titles they gained in emphatic taste at Hickstead remaining yr.

    The mix glance primed to take a place at the three-person Olympic crew, however Carl was once taking not anything as a right when chatting with the clicking following the particular at Hagen: “I’m no longer the one one making an attempt, Lottie Fry and Becky Moody also are appearing smartly.

    “We’re in the beginning of the season, so we’re nonetheless running on a bit little bit of trial and blunder, what is healthier right here, what is healthier there, however I’m having a look ahead to getting again to the shape we had remaining summer season within the coming months.”

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    Additionally entered within the global grand prix categories are Royal Windsor grand prix winners Gareth Hughes and Vintage Goldstrike, two-time Olympian Emma Hindle with each Rosmarin and Zippo M.I, Australian Jayden Brown on Willingapark Quincy B and Willingapark Sky Diamond, Louise Bell who brings the in-form and evergreen Into The Blue in addition to Andrew Gould with the 13-year-old stallion Genie.

    The fixture will even host a complete Premier League agenda in addition to 3 days of CPEDI categories with British Paralympic medallists in motion, together with Georgia Wilson, Sophie Wells and Sophie Christiansen, whilst Natasha Baker is about to make a go back to festival following the beginning of her first son Joshua in 2023.

    “Carl and Charlotte are the 2 greatest names in British dressage, and we’re overjoyed to welcome them each again for this yr’s I.C.E. Horseboxes All England Dressage Pageant,” mentioned Hickstead Director Lizzie Bunn. “That is considered one of a handful of global fixtures to happen on British soil, and can surely be crucial a part of their Olympic variety marketing campaign. With loose parking and admission, it’s the easiest alternative to witness those world-class riders in motion.”

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