Wednesday 31 May - 09h35 | Lulu Kyriacou/Somerford Park
Charlotte Dujardin Hatrick At Somerford Park
Charlotte Dujardin had a good weekend in Cheshire at the Somerford Park Premier League show where she won several classes including the Prix St George with En Vogue.
Dujardin in top form
En Vogue has been with Dujardin since he was three years old but has proved rather difficult and you can here Dujardin talk about her road to success with him here
In addition to this class she won three other sections claiming the first class of the morning – Intermediate I with Emma Blundell’s impressive Mount St John Freestyle. This dynamic duo went on to claim victory in their second class of the day Nedz Prix St Georges (section B) with a score of 78
Charlotte was delighted with Mount St John Freestyle, ‘This is only her second Inter I so really happy with her, she got a score of 78%."
The third win of the day came in the Intermediate II with promising Hawtins Delicato, clinching victory with 73.64
‘This was Hawtins Delicato’s first Inter II he’s done, and he hasn’t competed since September at the Nationals, so to come here and cope with everything I was really happy with him.’
Becky Moody Takes GP Honours
Becky Moody claims Grand Prix at Somerford Park Premier League Dressage on Sunday afternoon, with Ulrik Molgaard and Michigan taking second and Michael Eilberg and Half Moon Dynasty in third.
Somerford’s Grand Prix is part of Cheshire’s exciting new dressage award the ‘Cheshire Crown’ – the award combines Somerford Park with Cheshire’s other leading dressage show – Bolesworth CDI. The ‘Cheshire Crown’ will be awarded to owners of the horse with the highest combined percentage for the Grand Prix at the two shows, and will be presented at Bolesworth CDI in June.
The ‘Cheshire Crown’ has a value of over £500 and the winning owners will receive two VIP tickets for Olympia 2017 for the GP Freestyle on December 13th, the prize includes their accommodation at one of Kensington’s fabulous Townhouse Hotels – Number Sixteen, in South Kensington, courtesy of the Firmdale Group of Hotels.
BD Chairman and owner for Maria Eilberg, Penny Pollard commented, ‘I have visited both venues as an owner, and always enjoy the welcome in Cheshire as well as great facilities for horse and rider. It is a terrific idea to give a prize for the owners as they play such an important role within the sport.’