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Not Quite Ready to Retire?

Nick Skelton, 59, and Big Star bid an emotional farewell to show jumping on May 15th during his retirement ceremony at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
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Nick Skelton Wins FEI’s Best Athlete Award

Rio 2016 Olympic Jumping champion Nick Skelton (GBR) added another major accolade to his collection tonight when he was declared the winner of the top prize at the prestigious 2016 FEI Awards gala dinner in Tokyo (JPN), in the presence of guest of honour, FEI Honorary President, HRH Princess Haya. Nick Skelton won the coveted […]
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Kent Farrington Takes the Big Ben Challenge at The Royal

U.S. Olympic team silver medalist Kent Farrington won the $75,000 GroupBy ‘Big Ben’ Challenge on Friday, November 11, to close out the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 94th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. In front of a sold-out crowd of more than 6,000 people, 21 riders challenged the final […]
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Nick Skelton and Big Star to Compete at The Royal

Newly-crowned Olympic show jumping champions Nick Skelton of Great Britain and Big Star will headline international show jumping competition at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held November 4-13, 2016, as part of the 94th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Skelton will be among the world’s best riders competing in the $130,500 Longines FEI […]
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WEG Hopeful Big Star is Out of Commission

Nick Skelton’s Big Star, who finished third in the recent Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix in Estoril, has sustained a leg injury which will sideline him for at least a year. The 11-year-old stallion was discovered to have torn his lower suspensory ligament following the competition in Estoril. He will need a considerable rehabilitation […]
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Big Star to Make comeback at Royal Windsor Horse Show

Nick Skelton’s London 2012 team gold medal winning horse, Big Star, will make his comeback return to competition from injury at Royal Windsor Horse Show, which takes place May 14-18, 2014. The 11-year-old has been out of action since sustaining an injury last August as he was preparing for the Spruce Meadows Masters. He was […]
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Big Star Withdrawn from Spruce Meadows Masters

Spruce Meadows is sorry to announce that Big Star, the top mount of Great Britain’s Nick Skelton, has been withdrawn from the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament CSIO 5* due to an injury sustained while training at home. The ‘Masters’ will be held on September 4-8, 2013. Skelton stated, “This is indeed very disappointing. Big Star […]
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FEI Names Beverley Widdowson Owner of the Year Again

Beverley Widdowson (GBR), owner of the 10-year-old bay stallion Big Star ridden by Olympic team gold medallist Nick Skelton, has been awarded the prestigious title of FEI Owner of the Year for the second year running by the FEI and the Jumping Owners Club. A year ago, Beverley Widdowson picked up the coveted owner’s prize […]
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