Valegro is a horse few people have not heard of, ridden by Charlotte Dujardin he is a world record breaker in the dressage arena. Born in 2002 in the Netherlands his sire was Negro a young dressage stallion and his dam Maifleur.
Nicknamed Blueberry, Valegro was always easy, brave and keen to learn.
2006 - Badminton Young Dressage Horse of the Future (ridden by Lucy Cartwright)
- Shearwater 4yr old Champion (ridden by Carl Hester)
2007 - Badminton Young Dressage Horse of the Future (ridden by Carl Hester)
Charlotte joined Carl's yard and she and Valegro learnt together.
2007 - Shearwater 5yr old Champion
- Novice Champion
2008 - Winter Elementary Champion
- Shearwater 6yr old Champion
- Elementary & Medium Champion
2009 - Winter Advanced Medium Champion
2010 - Prix St George & Intermediare I Champion
2011 - European Championship Team Gold
2012 - Olympics Team Gold & Individual Gold
2013 - European Championships Team Bronze & Individual Gold
- KWPN Horse of the Year
2014 - World Equestrian Games Team Silver & Individual Gold
2015 - FEI World Cup Dressage Winner
- European Championships Individual Gold
2016 - Olympics Team Silver & Individual Gold
Valegro was officially retired at Olympia in 2016.
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