John and Michael Whitaker to miss Olympia: ‘it won’t be the same without them’ *H&H Plus*

Comment by H&H showjumping editor Jennifer Donald

John WHITAKER (GBR) riding Argento, winner of The Ivy Stakes during the Olympia London International Horse Show at Olympia in London between 12th-18th December 2017
John Whitaker is a favourite with the Olympia crowd.

There will be two notable absentees at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, next week — the legendary showjumping brothers John and Michael Whitaker. Both have been regular competitors at this traditional festive spectacular for the past four decades and are as much a part of Olympia as Santa Claus’s appearance in the Christmas finale […]