One of the legends of the sport of eventing chose the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials to announce his retirement from top-level competition. New Zealander Andrew Nicholson, who came to this country some 40 years...» Read More!
Here it is, your one-minute six-second masterclass in how to win Badminton. Andrew Nicholson and Nereo show us how it’s done! #MMBHT Links: Website, Final Scores, EN’s Coverage, EN’s Twitter, EN’s Instagram...» Read More!
The eventing community mourns the loss of three-time Burghley winner Avebury, who was euthanized today due to a malignant tumor in his jaw. His owners, Rosemary and Mark Barlow, announced in a press release that Avebury’s tumor...» Read More!
Andrew Nicholson (NZL) has now won five consecutive three-stars at the St. James Place Barbury International Horse Trials. The previous four were with the now retired Avebury and the fifth this weekend with a superb...» Read More!
Andrew Nicholson has only missed two Olympic Games since 1984 but the six-time Olympian won’t be making it a seventh in Rio de Janeiro this summer. The New Zealand legend, whose fourth-place individual finish with...» Read More!
It’s a bittersweet day for eventing fans around the world as three-time Burghley winner Avebury has been withdrawn from the upcoming Badminton Horse Trials and officially retired from competing. Ridden by Andrew Nicholson and owned by Mark and...» Read More!
Great news, EN! In a new interview with the New Zealand Herald, Andrew Nicholson has confirmed that he has his sights set on competing at Badminton this year. After a fall at Gatcombe last year,...» Read More!
Andrew Nicholson is back in the saddle after a long recovery from an injury sustained in a fall at Gatcombe in August. Andrew fell from Cillnabradden Evo at the final fence on cross country in...» Read More!
Andrew Nicholson is looking well after a scary fall at Gatcombe this summer left him with a serious neck injury. He’s since returned home and has been working to recover well enough to get back...» Read More!
Andrew Nicholson recorded an excellent audio interview with Mike Hosking of Newstalk ZB radio talking about his fall at Gatcombe in August and subsequent recovery from neck surgery. He hopes to be back to competing...» Read More!
An article published today on the New Zealand Herald provides more details on Andrew Nicholson’s recovery from a frightening fall at the last fence at Gatcombe in August. Riding Cillnabradden Evo, Andrew fell and originally...» Read More!
We have good news coming from across the pond this morning, as Eventing NZ confirmed that Andrew Nicholson has been released from John Radcliffe Hospital following an eight-hour surgery to stabilize his cervical spine after his...» Read More!
We’re equal parts thrilled and relieved to report that Andrew Nicholson continues to make positive progress after suffering a neck injury at Gatcombe last weekend. We previously reported that Andrew had undergone surgery in Oxford,...» Read More!
We reported yesterday that Andrew Nicholson suffered a neck injury after falling from Cillnabradden Evo at the final fence on cross country at the Festival of British Eventing on Saturday. Andrew had been transferred to...» Read More!
We reported yesterday that Andrew Nicholson suffered a hard fall on his first ride, Cillnabradden Evo, in the Open CIC3* Championships at Gatcombe, and he subsequently withdrew his second ride, Perfect Stranger. Today, Horse &...» Read More!
It was just another day at the office for Andrew Nicholson, who made short work of the tough CIC3* track at Barbury International to clinch his fourth consecutive win aboard Mark and Rosemary Barlow’s Avebury....» Read More!
Andrew Nicholson spoke out on his absence from the Equestrian Sports New Zealand High Performance squad in an interview in today’s New Zealand Herald, revealing he withdrew from negotiations to reintegrate after ESNZ denied him a spot to compete at...» Read More!
Equestrian Sports New Zealand announced its High Performance eventing squads today, and Andrew Nicholson remains absent from the list after choosing to “withdraw from negotiations to reintegrate”...» Read More!
Our tribute to the wonderful Avebury who is aiming for a 4 timer in the 3 star in July at Barbury. Can he & Andrew Nicholson do it? Posted by Barbury International Horse Trials on...» Read More!
The trouble between Andrew Nicholson and the New Zealand National Federation (ESNZ) continues. A statement on the ESNZ website last week explained that six-time Olympian Andrew had made demands to ESNZ as a condition of his...» Read More!
In the parade ring…here he comes pic.twitter.com/Zs5CqNgIbl — Eventing Consultant (@EventingConsult) March 12, 2015 Andrew Nicholson joined a team of 12 jockeys in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Derby Charity Race, benefiting the Injured Jockey...» Read More!
In the latest development in the Andrew Nicholson vs. ESNZ debacle, the six-time Olympian must agree to “good behavior” before being allowed back on the High Performance squad, the New Zealand Herald reports. We get...» Read More!
For two hours Andrew Nicholson rode and talked non-stop to the delight of his audience at the International Eventing Forum. Not that such labours are unusual or difficult to a man who often jumps 16...» Read More!