Carl Hester reflects on a very special national championships in tough times
My first thought when Isabell Werth asked me if I’d like to be on the board of the International Dressage Riders Club was, “Oh no, this is one I won’t be able to wriggle out of.” Anyone who knows Isabell knows she doesn’t take no for an answer. On reflection, I feel she has chosen people from a wide range of countries and ideas, and some very strong personalities. I look forward to some clashes!
A very experienced group of people, some with over 30 years in the sport, will take over after the hard work Wayne Channon and Kyra Kyrklund have put into the club. The difficulty has been getting riders to join, be aware and be part of the decision-making process.
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