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Nick Skelton and Big Star retired from show jumping on May 14th at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

Not Quite Ready to Retire?

Big Star had some strong opinions during his retirement ceremony at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Nick Skelton, 59, and Big Star bid an emotional farewell to show jumping on May 15th in front of packed stands of fans of…

Nick Skelton and Big Star to Retire at Royal Windsor Horse Show

Royal Windsor Horse Show has announced that 2016 Olympic individual gold medallist Nick Skelton has chosen to officially retire, along with his Olympic horse Big Star, at Royal Windsor Horse Show on Sunday May 14, 2017. A true legend of…

Equestrian heroes were honoured tonight at the FEI Awards 2016, the “Oscars of the equestrian world”, presented by Longines at the Prince Park Tower Hotel in Tokyo (JPN). (left to right): Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines' Vice President and Head of International Marketing, Rodolpho Riskalla (BRA), FEI Honorary President, HRH Princess Haya, FEI President Ingmar De Vos, Sönke Rothenberger (GER), Moroccan Secretary General, Badr Fakir accompanied by traditional Japanese Taiko drummers. Photo by FEI/Richard Juilliart

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…

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…

Nick Skelton and Big Star, individual gold medalists at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, headline international show jumping competition at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, from November 4 to 13, 2016. Photo by Cealy Tetley

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,…

Comeback king Skelton scoops Britain’s first Olympic individual Jumping gold

He broke his neck in a fall 16 years ago, he has a replacement hip, he’s 58 years old, competing at his seventh Olympic Games and he was riding a horse that has been struggling with injury for over two…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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