Valegro: Champion Horse by Carl Hester
In an unprecedented career, Valegro has gone from rejection to leaving a trail of broken World records in his wake. From gangly youngster to 'the best the world has seen', this is the heart-warming story of the horse that revolutionized a centuries-old sport and won the hearts of equestrian and sports fans everywhere. Voted the UK's favorite horse, he has achieved international fame and admiration and has a character and intelligence that the public clearly adores.
This modern-day Black Beauty story is told by his owner and trainer, Carl Hester, who had the vision to bring together the potential of a young rider - Charlotte Dujardin - with a horse whose outstanding ability has proved that dreams can still come true. This book is lavishly illustrated, combining never-before-seen images of Valegro's early days and at home with Carl Hester.
With honesty, humor and contributions from leading lights across the equestrian world, this book is an inspiring and indispensable must-have for equestriennes, sports fans and anybody interested in achieving success against the odds.
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.
Hardcover, 160 pp.
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