Dressage (2012)

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Valentina Truppa,Valentina Truppa on Erema del Categno riding for Italy,Our view from the stands – it rained briefly then I got burnt!,Beata Stremler,Beata Stremler on Martini riding for Poland,Jessica Michel,Jessical Michel on Riwera riding for France,Greenwich Observatory,Greenwich Observatory,Edward Gal,Edward Gal on Undercover for Netherlands. Men and women compete together.,The judges (7 of them I think) sit in little huts around the performance area.,The scores for individual transitions come up on screens for the crowd to see.,Ashley Holza,Ashley Holza on Breaking Dawn for Canada. All competitors do the same routine with different music.,A tall ship passed by on the river…,Old Royal Naval College,Old Royal Naval College,Juan Diaz,Juan Diaz on Fuego for Spain,I am getting seriously sunburnt at this point.,All four feet are meant to be off the ground at this point so it looks as if they are floating.,Charlotte Dujardin,Charlotte Dujardin on Valegro (aka Blackberry!) for Team GB. She went on to win both Team and Individual Gold. A first!,Even we novices could see she was better. John said he got chills.,Sunset on the Thames as we get the Clipper back to Embankment.,The Shard and Tower Bridge,Tower Bridge with the Olympic Rings