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Hickstead (horse)

Medal record
Equestrian
Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing Individual jumping
Silver 2008 Beijing Team jumping
Pan American Games
Silver 2007 Rio de Janeiro Team jumping
Bronze 2007 Rio de Janeiro Individual jumping

Hickstead (1996) is a stallion ridden by Eric Lamaze. With rider Lamaze, he is an Olympic gold and silver medalist in show jumping.

Hickstead is owned by Torrey Pines and Ashland Stables Inc.[1]

Hickstead is a Stallion, is 16 hands high and is bay in color. He is a " Warmblood". He was born in the Netherlands (Jan van Schijndel Maren-Kessel) in 1996, by HAMLET.[2]

Hickstead was a member of the winning Nations Cup Team, in Florida, 2006.

Hickstead placed third in the 300,000 Euro Aachen Grand Prix in 2006.

Hickstead won the Duke Energy Cup at Spruce Meadows in June 2006.

Quotes

"He's a great horse and a very good competitor. He's got a great personality, and he's a fun horse to ride because I know him so well. He's feisty, he knows why he is out there, and he knows that knocking down a rail is not good! Some horses just don't get it." .

Eric Lamaze [3]

References

  1. http://www.sprucemeadows.com/weg/jumping/elamaze.htm
  2. HK Equestrian Venue (Shatin) Program Notes
  3. 2006 Press Release on Horseweb Retrieved 30-08-2008


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