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Charlotte Dujardin - Gold Medalist Dressage - Wow!

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  • Charlotte Dujardin - Gold Medalist Dressage - Wow!

    Didn't get to watch this morning (had to ride before it got too hot!). I read that she scored a 90.08% in the freestyle!!! That is SO amazing, a big congrats to her and her lovely horse! What a team they are!! They had such an amazing and special Olympic games together!

  • #2
    And she just rode in her first GP in January of 2011 according to something I just read.
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    • #3
      It was a lovely ride and she was wearing her lovely helmet again. What a smart pair. I enjoyed most of the rides. Beautiful!
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      • #4
        I didn't have time to watch it live, and would like to see her ride on the on-line replay. About when in the event did she ride? First? Last? Middle? Thanks!
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        • #5
          Loved the music she used. Just loved it.


          • #6
            She rode last.
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            • #7
              It was a simply stunning test from a beautiful and talented pair. I LOVE that she rode in her helmet and was such a class act after the scores were posted. She really showed her talent and the partnership she has with her horse. So sorry to hear that this pair may part soon since he will be for sale but maybe someone will keep them together. *Fingers Crossed!*


              • #8
                Originally posted by TwoBrooksFarm View Post
                It was a simply stunning test from a beautiful and talented pair. I LOVE that she rode in her helmet and was such a class act after the scores were posted. She really showed her talent and the partnership she has with her horse. So sorry to hear that this pair may part soon since he will be for sale but maybe someone will keep them together. *Fingers Crossed!*
                Just wonderful!
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                • #9
                  It was a wonderful ride, and kudos to her for riding in a helmet!!!! Lovely ride, beautiful music. Bravo!!!!


                  • #10
                    That helmet thing--just beautiful frosting on a wonderful, historic cake! Just makes me SO happy!
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                    • #11
                      Now THAT was beautiful riding!! I'd take that pair over Gal/Totilas ANY DAY.
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                      • #12
                        Honestly, I don't care what she was wearing on her head. There, I said it.

                        She put in a great ride, the horse's frame contracted and extended as appropriate, and both seemed happy in their work. He looked tired but he sat well and he tried. His attitude overcame.
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                        • #13
                          After her ride I heard her telling someone that he was tired. She said he was "knackered," and he gave her all that he had. Made me tear up right along with her.


                          • #14
                            Is there ANYWHERE besides the %&#@ NBC website (I do not have a pay TV subscription) where a video of her freestyle is posted? No one in the crowd with a video camera?
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Plumcreek View Post
                              Is there ANYWHERE besides the %&#@ NBC website (I do not have a pay TV subscription) where a video of her freestyle is posted? No one in the crowd with a video camera?


                              • #16
                                I just watched it on replay. What a lovely program topped off not only by the medal but her helmet and attitude as well. I also cried along with her.


                                • #17
                                  I can't get enough of it..I watched it again. I adore the music she chose!