Andrew Nicholson (equestrian)

Andrew Nicholson ( born August 1, 1961 in Te Awamutu, Waikato ) is a New Zealand eventing riders and six-time participant in the Olympic Games.

Nicholson moved in the 1980s to England, he saw better opportunities for his career here. He lives in the English market town of Marlborough, where he has worked as an instructor for eventing horses.

In January 2014 he married his longtime girlfriend, the British eventer Wiggy Channer. From the relationship two children come.

Horses ( excerpt)

  • Nereo
  • Spinning Rhombus


  • Olympic Games: 1984: with Kahlua 6th place with the team and 28th in the individual
  • 1992, Barcelona: Spinning Rhombus 2nd place with the team and 16th in the individual
  • 2004, Athens: 5th place with Fenicio with the team and 61st place in the individual
  • 2008 Hong Kong: 5 with Lord Killing Hurst square with the team
  • 2012, London: with Nereo 3rd place with the team
  • World Equestrian Games: 1990, Stockholm: Spinning Rhombus gold with the team and fourth place in the individual standings
  • Wins in CCI 4 * tests: Burghley: 1995 Buckley Province, 2000 and 2012 with Mr. Smiffy Avebury
  • Lexington KY: 2013 Quimbo
  • Luhmühlen: 2013 with Mr Cruise Control