The official biography of Valegro, the record-breaking horse ridden by Charlotte Dujardin to Olympic, World and European glory.
Carl Hester MBE is one of the greatest ever equestrians, having ridden in 4 Olympics culminating in leading Great Britain to Gold Medal victory at London 2012. A trainer in worldwide demand he is the author of Carl Hester: Making it Happen, Real Life Dressage and Down to Earth Dressage.
'I just wanted him to relax, ' she said [speaking about Valegro]. Dujardin has worked on anxious horses since she was a little girl. Families would bring round naughty ponies for her to school. 'Every horse I get on I can adapt to...It's like a jigsaw puzzle.'--Sam Knight "The New Yorker, August 8 2016 "