‘Fly high, big man’: legendary showjumping stallion Arko dies aged 27

Arko III, who competed at the Athens Olympics, has died age 27
ATHENS – AUGUST 24: Nick Skelton of Great Britain competes on Arko III in the individual show jumping event on August 24, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Markopoulo Olympic Equestrian Centre Jumping Arena in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The legendary showjumping stallion Arko III has died at the age of 27. The son of Argentinius, who with Nick Skelton represented Britain at the 2004 Athens Olympics (pictured) and the 2005 European Championships, died today (20 January) at Shaw Farm Stud, home of his long-term owners the Hales family. Nick and Arko won top-class […]

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