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Six time Olympian Andrew Nicholson (NZL) finally wins the coveted Badminton trophy, with Nereo, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ T, after a record 37 completions. Photo by FEI/Jon Stroud

Andrew Nicholson Claims Badminton At Last

Fellow competitors erupted in spontaneous cheering as the brilliant New Zealand horseman Andrew Nicholson, 55, at last won the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ after a record 37 attempts over 33 years. “Of course…

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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…

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) and Chilli Morning is currently in second place to Andrew Nicholson (NZL) and Nereo after the Dressage phase at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015. Photo by Jon Stroud/FEI

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…

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Sometimes Riders are Bigger Than the Team

Given the catastrophic issues raging in another equestrian sport, the Kiwi eventing community are lucky that the only thing apparently exercising them at the moment is whether or not Andrew Nicholson should be reinstated on the NZ performance squad, after…

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Glad to be Here, But Also Wishing I Was There…

Burghley 2014 will long be remembered as an “I was there” tick-box. Even before Andrew Nicholson and Avebury had sealed their historic third consecutive win, spectators were revelling in a collective adrenalin rush. Avebury raced to the top of the…

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) clinches victory in the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014 at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, final leg of the series. Photo by Trevor Holt/FEI

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…

Andrew Nicholson (NZL) and Avebury complete a superb Cross Country round to take the lead at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, final leg of the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014. Photo by Trevor Holt/FEI

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…

Andrew Nicholson and Mr Cruise Control,

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…

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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…

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Final Results

Andrew Nicholson of New Zealand expertly guided Quimbo around the show jumping course to win the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover, for the first time on a score of 41.0. William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain finished second…

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