Harvey Hooves, 22, has it — charisma — not to mention a host of admirers. Here he is at Chester Hall Events at the beginning of October with team, rider Claire Roissetter, her mum Denise and chocolate lab, Cleo.

Harvey is smiling because he had been showing off his ability to do the side-step in the elementary 59 for Linda Whetstone (61.72%) after scoring a 69% third in the novice.

Harvey was third in the Badminton BE90 grassroots championship in 2012 with a 22.8 dressage . . .

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