Charlotte Fry – profile
Charlotte Fry (b. 1996) is an Olympic medal-winning British equestrian. She is the daughter of Laura Fry, who competed at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.
When Charlotte was 14 years old, she started training with Olympic Champion Carl Hester, and at 19 she moved to the Netherlands to train at Danish Olympian, Anne Van Olst’s stables.
In 2018, Fry won the World Championships for 7-year-old Young Horses in Ermelo, riding Glamourdale (Lord Leatherdale / Negro). With Glamourdale, today 11 years old, Charlotte recently won the CDIO5* Grand Prix as part of the Nations Cup in Compiègne, France.
Charlotte was part of the British dressage team at the 2019 and 2021 European Championships as well as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. At the Olympic Games, she won team bronze and finished 13th in the individual competition.
Last year, she also won gold at the World Championships for Young Horses in Verden with the Dutch-bred Kjento (Negro / Jazz).
Double World Champion!
At the ECCO FEI World Championships in Herning, Charlotte and Glamourdale captured everyone’s hearts after each beautiful ride, which were awarded with no less than three medals – where two of them were of gold! With impressive scores in both Grand Prix Special(82.508 %) and Grand Prix Freestyle(90.654 %), Fry took home the two individual gold medals and thereby could call herself a double world champion. Along with the British team, she secured silver at the Team Competition.