Horsewoman Anky van Grunsven took her third solo European dressage title in Italy this weekend, adding to earlier victories in 1999 and 2003.
The Netherlands took the team gold and four other medals, its best score ever.
Van Grunsven’s team mate Imke Schellekens-Bartels, who won two bronze medals, was described by the European Dressage Association as a ‘new star’.
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