Facebook told me today that 10 years ago my husband and I were in London for the 2012 Olympics. It was grand time.
The Freestyle! The Individual Dressage Medals! British fans had gone all out with flags and fascinators to show their support for the British riders. The sun was shining brilliantly as we took out seats. I knew this would be a hard fought competition and we were to have the pleasure of watching the best horses and riders in the world.
London Olympics 2012 Dressage arena
The second flight brought us Edward Gal. As he entered the stadium the announcer told us about his victory in the European Championships in Windsor in 2009 with Totilas. Somehow I felt that Edward might not want to be thinking about that now as he enters the Olympic freestyle on a horse he has not been riding for even a year. Their music was very dramatic and suited the pair well. The test was well ridden with loads of hind end engagement and tempis arrow…
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