Dec 292012

The Olympic and Paralympic equestrian teams were very successful winning a lot of medals. The New Year Honours list reflects this success and has awarded honours to the following riders:

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Sophie ChristiansenJaneiroGold – Team
Gold – Championship Test Grade Ia
Gold – Freestyle to music Grade Ia
Charlotte DujardinValegroGold – Dressage Team
Gold – Dressage Individual
Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Natasha BakerCabralGold – Championship Test Grade II
Gold – Freestyle to music Grade II
Laura BechtolsheimerMistral HojrisGold – Dressage Team
Bronze – Dressage Individual
Scott BrashHello SanctosGold – Show Jumping Team
Peter CharlesVindicatGold – Show Jumping Team
Deborah CriddleLJT AkillesGold – Team
Bronze – Championship Test Grade III
Bronze – Freestyle to music Grade III
Carl HesterUthopiaGold – Dressage Team
Mary KingImperial CavalierSilver – Eventing Team
Ben MaherTripple XGold – Show Jumping Team
Sophie WellsPinocchioGold – Team
Silver – Championship Test Grade IV
Silver – Freestyle to music Grade IV

In addition Will Connell, the Performance Director of the British Equestrian Federation has been awarded an MBE.


Author: Chris Atkin

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