Britain Impress In Olympic Grand Prix
Dressage • London 2012

From: August Horse News 2012

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Britain Impress In Olympic Grand Prix
Day one of the Olympic Grand Prix found Great Britain dominating with good results for both Carl Hester and Uthopia performing a 77.72% and Laura Bechtolsheimer and Mistral Hojris performing a 76.83% to finish the first day in first and second place respectively.

In third place after a solid performance was Dorothee Schneider (GER) riding Diva Royal who scored 76.27% and in fourth at the moment is Anna Kasprzak for Denmark riding Donnperignon on a score of 75.28%, however there are plenty more top riders due tomorrow including Edward Gal (NED) riding Undercover, Kristina Sprehe riding Desperados, Adelinde Cornelissen (NED) riding Parzival, Steffen Peters riding Ravel and of course Charolotte Dujardin riding Valegro and Richard Davison riding Artemis.

The top seven teams and 11 individuals go through to the Grand Prix Special on Tuesday to determine the Team medals with the total scores of the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special counting. Tuesday's Grand Prix Special will also determine which are the leading 18 individuals who will go through to the Grand Prix Freestyle on Thursday which decides the Individual medal winners.


Grand Prix Standings After Day One

Olympic Dressage Timetable