Valegro, Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester Wow Fans at Olympia
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Valegro made his first UK public appearance since winning his third Olympic gold medal in Rio, much to the delight of the packed crowd. Fans were treated to a Q&A session with Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin, questions for which were submitted in advance by members of the audience.
Charlotte and Valegro also demonstrated a couple of the moves that gave them such phenomenal success in the competition arena.
The session also included an awards ceremony, with the following awards presented:
- Lifetime Achievement Award to Valegro’s groom Alan Davies, presented by Chris Hewlett (Chairman of the British Grooms Association)
- BHS Fellowship Award to Carl Hester, presented by Lynn Petersen, Tessa Martin-Bird and Julia David from The British Horse Society
- British Dressage Award to Valegro and Charlotte Dujardin, presented by Jennie Loriston-Clarke
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