Paralympic dressage star Natasha Baker OBE has shared the exciting news that she is expecting her first baby with her husband Marc Jaconelli.

The gold medallist said this was something she and Marc, who married in March, had always wanted but had happened quicker than they expected.

She announced the good news earlier today (27 November).

The six-time Paralympic gold medallist and World Champion says the arrival will time in well with her plans to compete at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

Last month Your Horse reported that Natasha has been named as the newest British Horse Society (BHS) ambassador.

A champion of equestrian participation, Natasha’s life-long passion for horses “exemplifies true equestrianism and horsemanship”, according to the charity, so was natural choice for the role.

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