Dressage superstar Valegro is to make an appearance at Badminton Horse Trials this year.
The former World and European, and current Olympic champion will head a “parade of champions” on the Thursday of the event (6 to 10 May).
While not quite fulfilling an H&H April Fool saying he was to turn his hoof to eventing, the 18-year-old gelding will lead the parade of British medal-winning horses on the first day of dressage. It marks the fact that the 2020 British Olympic equestrian team is the beneficiary of this year’s Badminton fundraising events, via the British Equestrian Federation and the British Equestrian Federation Fund.
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Article written by: Eleanor Jones