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Andrew Nicholson’s Olympic bronze medal winning Jagermeister II put down at 28 Horses,Riders

Andrew Nicholson’s former mount, Jagermesiter II (Mick)  was sadly put down at the age of 28 years old today. Mick was a small horse as his dam was half pony and his sire was a German show jumping warmblood, but that didn’t hinder his ability to compete at the top levels of the sport. In 1993, Andrew won his first Gatcombe title on Mick winning the British Intermediate Championships. They went on to compete at the World Equestrian Games at The Hague in 1994 and were part of the New Zealand bronze medal winning team at the 1996 Olympics in…

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Joe Meyer never recommended LesstressE to Jock Paget Riders

Eventing’s most talked about doping scandal concluded yesterday with the announcement that New Zealand’s Jock Paget and Australian’s Kevin McNab had been found to have ‘no fault or negligence’ with respect to both of their horses ridden at the 2013 Burghley testing positive for Reserpine. Many website sites like Eventing Nation, horsetalk.co.nz and Horse and Hound all quoted Jock’s written submission to the FEI tribunal that stated, “…he had started using LesstressE in 2010 on recommendation of Mr. Joe Meyer, a fellow member of the New Zealand Eventing Team, who had previously used it, and that it had resulted in…

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