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Three time Olympic gold medallist Charlotte Dujardin will join dressage legend Carl Hester at the Liverpool International Horse Show, running from the 29 – 31 December 2017.
The two icons of the equestrian sport will be bringing two of their 2020 Olympic potential horses, Hawtins Delicato and En Vogue, taking part in the new Equitop Myoplast Inter 1 Freestyle (Dressage to Music) class. The competition will take place on the Friday evening, 29 December.
“It is just incredible that we have high calibre events such as the Liverpool International Horse Show to compete at in this country. I am really looking forward to riding in the magical atmosphere of the Echo Arena later this month,” Charlotte Dujardin announces.
“En Vogue is competing at Inter 1 level and is a real star for the future. He can be hot and it has been a challenging journey so far, but getting him out to major competitions is really helping him to grow in confidence and he is just getting better and better. I am really looking forward to experiencing this amazing show with him.”
En Vogue is an eight year old horse, and a definite contender for the British team with Dujardin who found considerable success with her horse Valegro.
The pair have won the Prix St George at Somerford Premiere League and took second in the inter 1 at the British Dressage National Championships this year.
“It is fantastic news that Charlotte is joining Carl to compete at the show,” says Liverpool International Horse Show President, Nina Barbour. “We are looking forward to a brilliant evening of dressage with a stellar line-up confirmed.
“For spectators to be able to watch them both in a competition environment and to also see them up close and personal warming up in the Equitop Myoplast collecting ring next to the Champagne Bar will be a fantastic treat.”
The event will also host a chance to meet Charlotte Dujardin at a rider signing session before the evening performance.
The Liverpool International Horse Show runs from the 29 – 31 December 2017 at the Echo Arena on the city’s iconic waterfront.
Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.