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Celebrating new Badminton champion Vanir Kamira’s career so far…

Yesterday (Sunday 5 May 2019), Piggy French won her first five-star event on what was her 25th attempt at the level, at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. Piggy was riding Trevor Dickens’ 14-year-old bay mare, Vanir Kamira, who she fondly describes as “a pain 362 days of the year”.

Known as ‘Tilly’ at home, Vanir Kamira is by Camiro De Haar Z and out of a Dixi mare. Piggy brought the mare out in 2012, before the ride passed to Izzy Taylor for a season, followed by Paul Tapner. Piggy regained the ride in 2017, and since then the mare has shone brightest on the biggest stages.

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Article written by: Gemma Redrup

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