Carl Hester Sets New British Grand Prix Record at the 2012 CDN Addington

Carl Hester and Uthopia at the 2012 CDN Addington (Photo: © Risto Aaltonen)
Carl Hester and Uthopia at the 2012 CDN Addington (Photo: © Risto Aaltonen)

Carl Hester and the Dutch warmblood stallion Uthopia set a new British national Grand Prix record at the Premier League (CDN) competition in Addington, Great Britain, on 2 May 2012. After withdrawing from the 2012 CDN Hagen because Uthopia pulled a shoe last week, Hester made him come back to the show ring a few days later to produce a whopping score of 83.29%. Hester and Uthopia have been taking it easy over the winter with only one start at the 2011 CDI-W London in December 2011. The new record they set broke Laura Bechtolsheimer and Mistral Hojris' previous one set at the 2010 CDI-W London.

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