Laura Tomlinson

Senior team 2012 - Laura, Charlotte and Carl

Name: Laura Tomlinson

Location: Gloucestershire 

Current top rides:  Her own and Ursula Bechtolsheimer’s DSP Rose of Bavaria (black mare, 2010, Bordeaux x Florestan I, DSP (BAVAR)) and Fallatijn (chestnut gelding, 2010, Vivaldi x Cabochon, KWPN).

Major achievements: 

  • First British dressage individual medallist, earning bronze at the 2009 FEI European Championships before going on to repeat this success at the 2011 FEI European Championships. 
  • Individual silver medallist at the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games, also leading the team to bronze success. 
  • Olympic medallist, earning individual bronze at London 2012, as well as team gold. 

About Laura

Laura Tomlinson started riding when she was three, concentrating on eventing before switching to dressage in her teens.
Laura won the title of British National champion aged 20 and was the only member of the London 2012 Olympic team to have competed at Beijing 2008.

At the Olympic Games in London, Laura won gold in Team Dressage with partners Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin and bronze in Individual Dressage.