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‘Winning that medal meant so much — we drank until 4am’: Carl Hester on the milestone moment that became one of his best memories

For Carl Hester, winning silver at the European Dressage Championships at Windsor in 2009 is a memory that will never fade. It was his first championship medal, after almost 20 years of riding for Britain, and heralded the arrival of Britain as a force to be reckoned with on the world stage.

Twelve years on, Carl hopes Britain will be able to field a medal-winning team at both the postponed Tokyo Olympics in 2021, and the next Europeans, which are set to go ahead at Hagen, Germany, in September 2021, as he explains to Polly Bryan on episode 24 of the Horse & Hound Podcast.

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Article written by: Polly Bryan

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