Well-known dressage rider and experienced compiler of freestyle music programmes, as well as a UKCC3 coach, Claire Moir, remembers the days when dressage competitions were held in front of Goodwood House

Claire Moir's current dressage partner is 19hh Davonport Bewes which she rides for his owner and breeder Anne Haydon. For his winning PSG freestyle at Merrist Wood she chose film theme music from ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ for the trot, and ‘Thelma and Louise’ for canter — with ‘Restless Elephants’ from Green Card for walk. “I wanted something that you don’t hear a lot . . .

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