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Lottie Fry opts to convey Glamourdale to compete at London Horse Present


  • Lottie Fry will now compete her world champion journey, Glamourdale, within the World Cup qualifier on the London Worldwide Horse Present (LIHS) subsequent week.

    Netherlands-based Lottie was initially entered for LIHS with Everdale, the stallion she gained medals with on the Tokyo Olympics and European championships in 2021. Nevertheless, she has determined as a substitute to convey Glamourdale to compete at London’s ExCeL centre – and it will likely be the 11-year-old stallion’s first time competing on British soil.

    “Glammy has been going so effectively at dwelling and Everdale can also be going to compete on the Mechelen World Cup qualifier very quickly after London,” Lottie informed H&H, explaining the reasoning behind the change.

    “I feel the British public would like to see Glamourdale. This will probably be his first time ever in Britain.”

    Glamourdale (Lord Leatherdale x Negro) has not competed since profitable workforce silver and double particular person gold on the World Dressage Championships in Herning in August, as a substitute specializing in a return to stud duties at Van Olst Horses. The pair scored 90.65% with their fabulous “Better of British” soundtrack, put collectively by Joost Peters.

    This will probably be Lottie’s third look on the LIHS; she completed third behind Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester in 2019 driving Everdale, the final yr the present was held at Olympia, earlier than transferring to the ExCeL. She additionally completed second behind Charlotte in 2021 on Darkish Legend.

    Lottie and Glamourdale would be the sizzling favourites to take the World Cup qualifier this yr, however will not be the one medallists from Herning who will probably be in motion. Gareth Hughes is about to convey his world silver medallist Traditional Briolinca, who additionally completed fifth within the freestyle on the World Championships.

    Workforce bronze medallist Ingrid Klimke will probably be bringing the Fidertanz stallion Franziskus, with whom she gained the World Cup qualifier in Stuttgart final month.

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