A fantastic first ever Gold medal for the British team at the European Dressage Championships in Rotterdam. Carl Hester has scored a PB with Utophia with a score of 82.568% to finish top of the leader board ahead of Totilas and his new rider Matthias Alexander Rath who scored 79.453. 3rd on the leader board is cool cookie British rider Charlotte Dujardin, 26, who is riding at her first Championship, in her first year of Grand Prix. She scored 78.83% with Valegro. GB’s Laura Bechtolsheimer is 4th with 77.280% and Emile Faurie produced a solid test for just over 70% yesterday. So it’s team GOLD for the 4 riders who are all based in Gloucestershire.
The top riders will now compete in the Grand Prix Special and the GP Freestyle to determine individual results with the conclusion on . Keep an eye on the results and news here: www.ecdressage2011.com