Valegro can truly be considered one of the world's finest athletes and greatest Olympic stars! He won all there was to win, and set World and Olympic records in the athletic discipline of dressage. He was immortalized as a Breyer model so that everyone who dreams of owning a superstar like "Blueberry" actually could!
This gift set includes the genuine Breyer model of Valegro and a beautiful hardcover 160 page book about his rise to the top. Filled with lots of color images, Valegro is a book you'll enjoy for years to come.
Hardcover, 160 pages. Valegro model: 9.75"H x 9.75"L including base
More about the book:
The official biography of Valegro, the record-breaking horse ridden by Charlotte Dujardin to Olympic, World and European glory. Written by owner, inspirational trainer and top equestrian, Carl Hester. Forward by Zara Phillips. Hardcover. 160 pages.
Valegro is nothing short of a world-wide phenomenon, a horse who has taken the world by storm. In an unprecedented career, Valegro has gone from rejection to concurrent Olympic, World, and European Gold, and a World No. 1 ranking - leaving a trail of broken World records in his wake. From gangly youngster to 'the best the world has seen', this is the heart-warming story of the horse that revolutionized a centuries-old sport and won the hearts of equestrian and sports fans everywhere. Voted the UK's favorite horse, he has achieved international fame and admiration, and has a character and intelligence that the public clearly adores.
This modern-day Black Beauty story is told by his owner and trainer, Carl Hester, who had the vision to bring together the potential of a young rider - Charlotte Dujardin - with a horse whose outstanding ability has proved that dreams can still come true. With honesty, humor and contributions from leading lights across the equestrian world, this book is an inspiring and indispensable must-have for equestriennes, sports fans and anybody interested in achieving success against the odds.