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Andrew Nicholson Recovering After Neck Injury

New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson is recovering following surgery to repair an injury to his cervical spine (neck), which he sustained August 9th in a fall at the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe. Nicholson was taken to a local hospital in Swindon after he fell from Cillnabradden Evo at the final fence of the CIC3* […]

Nicholson Holds the Lead at Badminton After Dressage 

Andrew Nicholson (NZL), the man who has completed the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials more times (33) than any other rider, is still in pole position on Nereo after a fascinating two days of Dressage at this fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015. The 53-year-old Kiwi, who performed his test early yesterday morning, is […]

Nicholson and Avebury are Simply the Best at Burghley

There was a fairytale ending to the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials when New Zealander Andrew Nicholson (NZL) and his delightful grey gelding Avebury made history with a third successive victory at this always challenging British CCI4*. The legendary New Zealander also sprang into a bonus fourth place in the FEI Classics™, although William Fox-Pitt’s […]

Andrew Nicholson and Avebury are the Stars of Burghley

Andrew Nicholson (NZL) and Avebury, one of the most brilliant partnerships in Eventing, have swept into the lead after the Cross Country phase at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (GBR), climax of the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014, with a trademark display of fluency and accuracy that was a joy to watch. The pair, winners of […]

HSBC FEI Classics™: Luhmühlen

There were emotional scenes when Andrew Nicholson and Mr Cruise Control triumphed at Luhmühlen, presented by DHL Paket, the penultimate leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™. It was the 51-year-old New Zealander’s fourth CCI4* victory in a year, but the first for his long-time loyal owners, Robin and Nicky Salmon, who have often seen their […]

Badminton Showdown Between Nicholson and Fox-Pitt

The scene is set for the most thrilling running yet of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR) (May 3-6), fourth leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2012/2013, and a showdown between two riders who are at the height of their powers. Andrew Nicholson (NZL), current HSBC Rankings leader and holding a 10-point-lead in the […]