Nicola Thorne

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Rider Nicki Thorne
D.O.B May 1971
Lives Norfolk
Horses

Grand Ku owned by Heather and Jeremy Reynolds

 

Nicki Thorne

Biography

Nicki has been involved with endurance since the early 2000's, and has experience competing at all levels of riding, from competitive to pleasure riding. 

Receiving her first senior GB team call-up in 2015, for the European Championships, where she competed with her horse LR Bold Greyson, who has helped Nicki to many top three placings. The combination went on to compete at the endurance world championships a year later; 2017, saw Nicki compete at the European Championships with LM Bolena.

Nicki's WEG ride is Grand Ku, the duo finished second at the Biltmore FEI 3* 160km last year, a qualifier for WEG. Grand is based in Northern Florida in the USA with Heather & Jeremy Reynolds who themselves have many US team competitions to their name. Grand is used to competing in the heat and humidity, and has a very calm and gentle nature making him excellent for endurance; he has a big bouncy stride and very athletic build. 

WEG CREW
  • Andy Thorne
  • Jeremy Reynolds
  • Hannah Verkerk
  • Laurence Ridgeway (farrier)
  • Lee Clark (Physio)

Nicki's crew are essential for our success; she has a very long term crew who are an intrinsic part of her success and enjoyment of the sport - "I couldn’t do it without them!"

CHAMPIONSHIPS

2017 European Championships (L M Bolena)
2016 World Championships (LR Bold Greyson)
2015 European Championships (LR Bold Greyson)