Olympia Horse Show: Carl Hester wins World Cup freestyle title

Hester beats Dujardin in 2015 World Cup
The London International Horse Show
Venue: Olympia, London Dates: 15-21 December
Live coverage: BBC Two, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets, mobiles and app.

Britain's Carl Hester won the freestyle dressage title at the London International Horse Show, with Charlotte Dujardin finishing second.

Olympic, world and European champion Dujardin beat Hester, 48, into second in Tuesday's dressage grand prix.

Hester, who won Olympic team dressage gold with Dujardin, 30, and Laura Tomlinson in 2012, claimed victory on Nip Tuck at Olympia on Wednesday.

Dutchman Hans Peter Minderhoud was third on Glock's Flirt.

Briton Lara Griffith finished fourth on Rubin Al Asad.

Five days of showjumping begins on Thursday, with Britain's world number one Scott Brash in action.

Hester presented with world title

BBC coverage

Thursday 17 December

Live coverage of the Olympia Puissance high-jump competition

Red Button, online & connected TV from 21:00 to 22:15 GMT

Sunday 20 December

Live coverage of the latest World Cup leg, plus highlights of the puissance high-jump competition

BBC Two, online & connected TV from 13:45 to 16:30 GMT

Monday 21 December

Live coverage including the Olympia Grand Prix

Red Button, online & connected TV from 18:45 to 22:25 GMT

Wednesday 23 December

Highlights of the week, including the Olympia Grand Prix

BBC Two HD, online & connected TV from 11:00 to 12:00 GMT

All programmes times subject to change

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