8 Aug 2011

New Zealand equestrian riders enjoy success at Gatcombe

5:44 pm on 8 August 2011

New Zealand eventing riders have dominated the British Open Championship at Gatcombe Park in England.

Andrew Nicholson, won the feature class aboard Nereo and also finished second riding Avebury, with countryman Jonathan Paget on Clifton Lush third.

Mark Todd on Major Milestone was fourth.

It's the second time Nicholson has won the open championship, having last won the class in 2002 aboard Mallards Treat.