Uthopia at Stud

Uthopia
Breeding
KWPN
Colour
Dark Brown
Year of Birth
2001

Uthopia Pedigree

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"Uthopia has always been thoroughly charming and intelligent, with the best attitude you could ever wish for. He is a small horse with a huge heart."
Carl Hester
KWPN recognised Uthopia is a talented and successful international dressage stallion by Metall out of the advanced dressage mare Odelia by Inspekteur.
Uthopia Stud

‘Uti’ was purchased by Carl in 2005 on a trip to the Netherlands and over the next two years dominated Young Horse Classes in Britain. Under Carl’s training, he quickly moved up the grades easily took to Grand Prix work with his outstanding temperament and work ethic. He won his Grand Prix debut in 2010, quickly establishing himself with regular 70%+ scores. Just a year later, he made his British team debut with Carl at the European Championships. They won the Grand Prix to give the team the best possible start. Strong performances from the team and Individual silver for Carl and Uti (Carl’s first ever individual medal), won a historic team gold. In the Freestyle, they further impressed for a second individual silver.

This was followed by the Team Gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games where Carl and Uti finished in the top five of the three tests to play a vital role in the historic medal. Team Bronze followed the next year at the European Championships in Denmark with Carl producing a ‘captain’s performance’ with Uti.

Uthopia Olympics

Uthopia has inherited his sire Ferro’s natural activity in the hind leg with a great canter and rideability, essential in a modern top level dressage horse. As a stallion, Uthopia’s character and outstanding ability makes him an obvious sire. His movement is totally natural and has an exceptional extended trot which has earned tens at Championship level. Such is his excellent temperament, Carl describes Uti as “safe enough for a grandmother to ride!

Of all the horses Carl has ridden to Grand Prix, he rates Uti as the easiest of them all.

Championship Medals

2011 European Championships Rotterdam, NED

Team Gold
Individual GPS Silver
Individual GPFS Silver

2012 Olympic Games London, GBR

Team Gold

2013 European Championships Herning, DEN

Team Bronze

View Grand Prix Victories

2010

Vejer de la Frontera CDI3*

GP 71.10%
GPS 73.12%
GP 73.01%
GPS 73.83%

Saumur CDI3*

GP 74.59%

2011

Fritzens CDI4*

GPS 80.95%

Hickstead CDI5*

GP 80.87%

Rotterdam European Champs

GP 82.56%

2012

Fritzens CDI4*

GP 77.34%

2013

Saumur CDI3*

GP 72.25%
GPS 81.60%

Hartpury CDI3*

GP 76.40%
GPS 82.62%

Hickstead CDIO3*

GPFS 81.65%

2014

Addington CDI3*

GP 76.78%
GPFS 76.72%

Saumur CDI3*

GPFS 79.26%

Windsor CDI3*

GP 76.96%
GPFS 83.67%

2015

Olympia CDI3*

GP 77.46%

New England Dressage Association present the Carl Hester Symposium

14th -15th October 2017
Pinelands Farms Eq Centre, Maine

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