Tomlinson announcement

8th Jan 2014

The British Equestrian Federation and British Dressage are delighted to congratulate Mr and Mrs Mark Tomlinson and their families on the news that Laura Tomlinson (neé Bechtolsheimer) is expecting her first child in July.

Commenting on her pregnancy, Laura said; “It’s very exciting and myself and Mark are both thrilled. The plan at the moment is to stay training and competing for as long as I feel comfortable.”

Olympic team dressage champion and individual bronze medallist from London 2012, 29-year old Tomlinson MBE has represented GB at seven senior Championships, and retired her long-time partner Alf (Mistral Hojris) at Olympia in December last year.

Laura and her husband Mark, who plays polo for England, are currently based in Gloucestershire.