Andrew Nicholson - Ultramox Eventing Masterclass

When: Thursday 4pm

Where: Premier Indoor Arena

When it comes to global eventing superstars, you will be hard-pressed to find anyone more accomplished or admired.. and we have secured this person for EQUITANA Auckland for our UltramoxEventing Masterclass!

We are proud to announce that New Zealand eventing hero Andrew Nicholson is returning home to be part of the inaugural EQUITANA Auckland.

Fresh off the back of his win at the Badminton Horse Trials, Nicholson is looking forward to being back on home soil alongside some of the best riders in the world.

The former world number one has an incredible riding resume which includes six Olympic Games, seven World Equestrian Games, five wins at the Burghley Horse Trials, and most recently the win at Badminton in May. Nicholson is touted as the one of the world’s greatest horseman and most certainly is one not to be missed at EQUITANA Auckland.

In 2015, Andrew faced what could have meant the end of his career, breaking his neck in a fall at the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe. Nicholson has been quite open about just how fortunate he is to be back enjoying his life with wife Wiggy and his children.

His recovery back to top level competition just underlines this incredible horseman’s determination, dedication and true talent.

He is revered not just in eventing circles, but throughout the entire equine world.

At EQUITANA Auckland Nicholson will be offering his great insights to the sport he continues to excel at during his exclusive EQUITANA-only Eventing Masterclass.

He will be sharing his wealth of knowledge across all three disciplines at a masterclass in the Indoor Premier Arena. Don’t miss out on the chance to welcome one of New Zealand’s greatest sporting heroes.

This will be a not-to-be-missed Thursday afternoon with the two-hour masterclass FREE to attend for those with general admission tickets. Whether you are horsey or not, it’s guaranteed to be completely captivating.

Andrew Nicholson will take you through the levels, with guidance and training insights to suit all riders and a chance to be face to face with a true legend of the sport.

Get ready for something truly special!

Riders for this Masterclass include:

  • Bundy Philpott on Tresca NZPH.
  • Chloe Phillips-Harris on Cor Jet
  • Vicky Brown-Cole on Eli
  • Samantha Felton on Ricker Ridger Sooty GNZ
  • Amanda Illston on Verdelho
  • Denise Rushbrook on Astek Gadzuks
  • and Anna Beverley on Kirby Park Alloasudden