Do you believe in dressage?
No matter what equestrian discipline you prefer, you may enjoy this fabulous musical freestyle. Man, this mare can dance!
Here's Andreas Helgstrand on Blue Hors Matine in the finals at the FEI's 2006 World Equestrian Games.
Danish dressage rider and Olympic bronze medalist Andreas Helgstrand and his nine-year-old mare Blue Hors Matine earned a silver medal for this performance, followed by German equestrian and Olympic gold medalist Isabell Werth and Satchmo (who placed third). The dressage freestyle gold medal was captured by Dutch equestrian and Olympic gold medalist Anky van Grunsven and Keltec Salinero.
The 2006 World Equestrian Games were held in Aachen, Germany. The games included 16 events, representing seven equestrian disciplines: dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, jumping, reining and vaulting.
Tickets are now on sale for the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games, which will be held in Lexington, Kentucky, in September 2010. (CTRL-click here for more information on the 2010 World Equestrian Games.)