Rio 2016 Olympic show jumping champion, Nick Skelton, added another major accolade to his long list, when he was declared the winner of the top prize, at the prestigious 2016 FEI Awards in Tokyo (JPN).

Nick Skelton won the coveted FEI Best Athlete honour at the “Oscars of the equestrian world” presented in association with the FEI’s top partner Longines. The FEI Awards which celebrate the excellence, dedication and courage of those in equestrian sport, also awarded Nick’s groom Mark Beever with the FEI Best Groom award.