Strictly come prancing! It's Britain's one and only horse ballet school brought back to life after 300 years Haute ecole not been seen in Britain since the reign of Charles II and discipline became popular in France and SpainSpanish Andalusian horses thought to be the only breed with physical strength and intelligence to master it Olympics where Team GB won a total of five medals. Charlotte Dujardin mesmerised the nation with her performances of routines on her horse Valegro, winning gold in the team dressage and individual dressage events. Her sequence featuring Land of Hope and Glory, The Great Escape and the chimes of Big Ben proved a big hit with the judges and raised the profile of dressage as a sport among the British people
Is this the funniest advert of the year Shetland pony moon-walking to Fleetwood Mac becomes internet smash Dancing Shetland pony has racked up millions of YouTube hits Ad for mobile network 3 described as 'best thing ever' by fans By Kerry Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 02:29 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 03:55 GMT, 6 March 2013 With further cuts expected in the imminent budget as the government's austerity programme rolls on, Britain is a nation in need of something to bring a smile to its face. And it seems a Shetland pony moon-walking to the strains of a catchy '80s pop tune could be just the thing.