Charlotte Susan Jane Dujardin, is a British dressage rider, equestrian, and writer. The most successful British dressage rider in the history of the sport and the winner of all major titles and world records in the sport, Dujardin has been described as the dominant dressage rider of her era. Riding Valegro, Dujardin held the complete set of the available individual elite dressage titles; the individual Olympic freestyle, World freestyle and Grand Prix Special, World Cup individual dressage and European freestyle, and Grand Prix Special titles. Dujardin is the first, and to date only, rider to hold this complete set of titles at the same time. In addition, she forms part of the current Great Britain team for Team Dressage. She has also won Olympic and European Team Dressage championships with Great Britain. With three gold medals and one silver medal, she is Great Britain's most successful Olympic equestrian.
|Team:||British Dressage Federation|
|Coached by:||Carl Hester, Ian Cast|
|Olympic finals:||2016 Summer Olympics, Gold, individual dressage, 2012 Summer Olympics, Gold, team dressage, 2012 Summer Olympics, Gold, individual dressage, 2016 Summer Olympics, Silver, team dressage|
|Highest world ranking:||1|
About Charlotte Dujardin
Olympic equestrian champion who won two gold medals for the team and individual dressage events at the 2012 London games.
She began riding at the age of 2, and began training in dressage with a horse bought with her grandmother's inheritance.
Became widely considered as the best dressage riders in the world, winning all major titles and world records in the sport.
She was born in the London Borough of Enfield with an older sister. She's engaged to longtime partner Dean Golding.
Finishing school at age 16, she began training at the stables of equestrian rider Carl Hester.
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- 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics gold post boxes - To commemorate British gold medal winners at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, various post boxes in the home towns of the medal winners around the United Kingdom, plus one each on Sark and the Isle of Man, were repainted gold.
- Olympic equestrians of Great Britain
- British memoirists
- Equestrians at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- English Olympic medallists
- British women writers
- Olympic medalists in equestrian
- Olympic gold medallists for Great Britain
- Olympic silver medallists for Great Britain