We are delighted to announce that Daniel and Grace Skelton are the very proud parents of a baby girl this evening! Congratulations to them both.
It's National Air Ambulance week and we are encouraging everyone to post the following to Twitter, Facebook etc to support the Midland Air Ambulance.
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Nick's eldest son, Dan Skelton, has set up as a racehorse trainer next door to Nick's show jumping stables.
You can read more by visting Dan's website - www.danskeltonracing.com or watching the video:
Nick punches the air with delight aboard Big Star as he realises he has won the Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen for the fourth time in his career. A jubilant Beverley Widdowson is also in this fantastic shot taken by Noelle Floyd - www.noellefloyd.com
In the past few weeks Nick and Big Star have been absolutely on form and won the Grand Prix in La Baule and then again in Rome. But this weekend they surpassed themselves winning the Aachen Grand Prix, one of the biggest in the world. See their first two rounds and the jump off by clicking on the link.
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Big Star and Nick jumped double clear rounds in the Nations Cups in La Baule last weekend and again in Rome this weekend.
And then went on to win the Grand Prix in Rome last night in fantastic style leaving every fence standing. Amazing horse and rider, even though we say so ourselves!
Click on the link below to read more details:
On December 4th Nick received his OBE from Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace.
A very proud day for all concerned!