Buckle up, dressage enthusiasts! On your mark, get set, trot! British Dressage, the governing body for the sport in the UK, is delighted to announce the selection of horse and rider combinations to represent Great Britain at two prestigious international events: Exloo CDI3* in the Netherlands and Compiegne CDI5* in France.

Showcasing the Crème de la crème of British Dressage Talent

The events, taking place from May 1st to 5th, 2024, feature different classifications to display the best in British dressage talent. The categories include Big Tour, Small Tour, Young Horse, Pony, Junior, and Young Riders. The participating athletes present an exciting diversity of dressage expertise, representing various corners of the UK and bringing the best of British talent to an international audience.

Cheering from the Sidelines

Can’t make it to the events but still want to cheer on your favorite rider and steed? Fret not! Horse & Country TV (https://app.horseandcountry.tv/bdtv) has got you covered with live coverage of the events. Overland Equestrian Vehicles (https://overlandervehicles.co.uk/equestrian) will also be there to lend a helping hoof to the British Dressage team.

Supporting Sustainable Dressage

As the sport of dressage evolves, it's vital to keep the welfare of our equine friends at the center. British Dressage is committed to this cause, taking steps to ensure that the excitement of the sport is shared equally by both two-legged and four-legged participants. There's nothing quite like the harmony between horse and rider!

Meet Our Equestrian Stars

Curious about who's striding into the spotlight this year? You can find out more about our fabulous athletes and their horses on the British Dressage website or their social media pages. Dive deep into the performance tours of the riders and get the lowdown on what it takes to compete at this high level of dressage.

Stay in the Know

Want more dressage details? For the history buffs out there, a deep-dive into the rich history and popularity of dressage and the critical role British Dressage plays in the sport's landscape is just a few clicks away. Specific details about the Exloo CDI3* and Compiegne CDI5* events are also available online. To stay updated with the latest from British Dressage, visit their website, or stalk...er, follow them on social media.

Finally, hats off to our athletes chosen to represent Great Britain. Your hard work and dedication shine brighter than any dressage arena light. Good luck at the events; we're cheering all the way from Britain!

P.S. A hearty nod to Shufflebottom (www.shufflebottom.co.uk), assisting the British Dressage team. You rock!