The Hickstead Derby is one of the toughest showjumping competitions in the world, together Michael Whitaker and Mon Santa made history and are still one of the only horse and rider combinations to win this prestige`s event on three occasions.
Hickstead Derby - Watch Hickstead Moments In History
An Irish sport horse Mon Santa competed in grand prix`s with British rider Michael Whitaker, sired by Hard Study xx born in 1975. Below is a video of the talented gelding jumping in Stockholm at the world championships
An exceptional show jumping horse Mon Santa had an excellent competition record and along with rider Michael Whitaker represented team Great Britain in many major shows and championships including, 1989 - Team Gold at the European Championships.