Valegro – A Rising Star - Book 3

Valegro – A Rising Star is the long-awaited book three in the series about the story of Valegro, the most successful and famous dressage horse in the world! Valegro – Blueberry to his friends – is continuing his dressage career. At last he is fulfilling his ambition, to become a top-class dressage horse, but there is one thing missing – the perfect rider to accompany him on his amazing journey. Carl is on the lookout, but nobody seems up to the task of partnering this amazing horse. And Blueberry has other hurdles to overcome, unexpected emotions which threaten to jeopardise his ambitions and Carl's plans for him. Will Blueberry's best friend, little one-eyed Lulu, be able to help him fulfil the dream held by every equine athlete, the ultimate aim of working towards being selected for the Olympic Games?

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Valegro – A Rising Star gives a fascinating insight into the making of a world-class dressage horse by one of the world's most accomplished, respected and successful dressage riders and trainers, Carl Hester. With the help of Blueberry's friends’ human and equine – and his special canine friend, Lulu – readers will be swept along in this amazing true-life story of the world's most famous dressage horse, identifying with Blueberry as he overcomes his problems of insecurity and jealousy which threaten to turn his dreams to dust. Will Carl find a rider worthy of this amazing horse he values so highly? Even if he does the new rider – and Blueberry – will still need to form an extra special partnership, and work as one to succeed!
Valegro – A Rising Star, is the third book in The Blueberry series, specially written for all young readers who have been captivated by the most successful dressage horse of all time. Written from the viewpoint of Blueberry, each book contains fascinating insights into the training and everyday life at one of the world's top dressage yards, with Blueberry's friends making their own, vital, contribution to help the little brown horse on his amazing journey. Author Carl Hester MBE, a veteran of five Olympic Games, has changed how dressage horses are trained, and readers are treated to behind-the-scenes insights and Carl's unique spin on all things dressage.
This book continues the series and includes learning and technical aspects to pass on equestrian knowledge and life morals in a fun and friendly way, edited to Key Stage 2 therefore suitable for use in schools and learning programmes. Ideal for readers aged 7+, the young at heart and all animal lovers.
Carl Hester MBE FBHS is one of the world’s greatest equestrians and has competed in five Olympics, including leading Great Britain to gold medal victory at London 2012 and silver medal victory at Rio 2016. Janet Rising has always been obsessed by equines. For two decades she edited PONY Magazine and her previous books include ‘The Pony Whisperer’ series.


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