Retired Olympic grand prix horse dies

By: Horse Deals


Retired Olympic grand prix horse dies
Retired Olympic grand prix horse dies
Hiscox Askari, Richard Davison’s Olympic grand prix partner has died at the age of 22 after failing to recover from a colic attack.
Dutch-bred Askari (by Avignon out of Wasuska (by Darling Boy xx) was bought from Bert Rutten as a three-year-old and trained up to grand prix level by Richard’s wife Gillian, before handing the reins over to her husband.
The combinations were reserve national champions in 1995 and part of the British team at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996.
Askari was sold to Jane Clark in the US, where he trained with Robert Dover and enjoyed his role as a schoolmaster