Nicola Philippaerts

Nicola Philippaerts Wins $50,000 Weston Canadian Open

Belgium’s Nicola Philippaerts scored victory in the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open on Friday night, November 13, at the Royal Horse Show®, held as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in downtown Toronto, ON. British course designer Richard Jeffery set a challenging speed track for the starting field of 21 entries. With high speed came […]

Belgium’s Nicola Philippaerts Takes the $75,000 GroupBy Big Ben Challenge

The initial track of 16 jumping efforts set at 1.60m by course designer Guilherme Jorge of Brazil, was set with a tight time allowed of 79 seconds. The first two riders in the ring (Canada’s Ian Millar and Quentin Judge for the United States) both jumped clean, but for one single time fault. Fortunately American […]