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8th August 2017
Dublin Horse Show 2017 - Day One

Join us for the experience of Dublin Horse Show 2017. Despite the anticipation days one and eight are not the most exciting. They are for travelling. This year I pick Ben and Steph up in Oakham at the crack of dawn. The usual game of boot-Tetris ensues but my Golf does me proud and we […]

18th June 2017
Commercial Photography for Peachy Belts

Peachy Belts are a leading brand, well known for their bold and brassy belt buckles and wide range of sumptuous leather belts to match. Each year Peachy Belts commission me for a day-long shoot with a professional model to create the lifestyle images for the new catalogue and website. Every year we use a different […]

4th November 2016
FEI World Eventing Athlete rankings for 2016

          Points 1 1 10005015 JUNG, Michael GER 632 2 2 10000156 DUTTON, Phillip USA 517 3 3 10003843 BURTON, Christopher AUS 484 4 4 10000193 NICHOLSON, Andrew NZL 476 5 6 10003737 MARTIN, Boyd USA 456 6 5 10000553 TODD, Mark NZL 455 7 8 10000546 ROSE, Shane AUS 421 […]

30th July 2016
Tamarillo's clone Tomatillo at the Arab National Championships

Prolific eventer Tamarillo, winner of both Badminton (2004) and Burghley Horse Trials (2008), died last year, but his clone, Tomatillo, is already following a similar path. Bred by the Guinness family at Biddesden Stud in Wiltshire, Tamarillo was a part-bred Arabian and competed at the Arab National Championships at Malvern as a three-year-old, winning both […]

27th May 2016
Meynell Hunt launches Bicentennial painting by Daniel Crane

A new work by celebrated sporting artist Daniel Crane was unveiled at a special reception last night to commemorate the bicentennial of the The Meynell Hunt. The invited guests were benefactors who had contributed to the commissioning of the painting, which was presented by the artist at a ceremony on the Dunstall Estate, near Burton-on-Trent. […]

18th May 2016
New Course Designer for Badminton

Eric Winter has been appointed to take over from Giuseppe Della Chiesa as course designer for theMitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. After three years in which he successfully brought a fresh eye to Badminton Park Giuseppe did not feel able to accept the invitation to continue for a further period. Eric, 53, who lives with his wife […]

20th February 2016
Event Rider Masters Launch

2016 sees the launch of the Event Rider Masters, an exciting new CIC*** series with unprecedented prize money and a goal of showcasing the sport of Eventing to a new global audience. Event Rider Masters Series The series legs are: Chatsworth House, Derbyshire - 14–15 May Bramham Park, Yorkshire – 10-11 June Barbury Castle, Wiltshire […]

13th January 2016
Ben Maher MBE for Land Rover

I had the pleasure of visiting Ben Maher at his yard in Elsenham, Essex in November, along with a film crew and several representatives of Land Rover UK. Ben has won a host of different title around the World won the team jumping gold at the London Olympics with Team GB, their first team jumping gold […]

5th November 2015
Beautiful Gemma "Gems" McCormick MFH

What happened to Gems McCormick? Gems McCormick, Joint-Master of The Cottesmore Hunt, died yesterday in a tragic accident in Milton Park, Peterborough. Photos of Gems McCormick She was visiting the Fitzwilliam Hunt for their opening meet and had been riding with the owner of Milton Hall and Master of the Fitzwilliam, Sir Philip Naylor-Leyland. As […]

22nd August 2015
Equine photography - Yard Shoot in Bulby, Lincolnshire

A very moving equine photography yard shoot in Lincolnshire with Laura and her two lovely horses. I will let her explain. "Nico has been a long standing supporter of mine, and has worked with me at both equine and social events. It was for this reason I asked Nico to conduct a particular shoot for […]

19th August 2015
British National Showjumping Championships and Stoneleigh Horse Show

Last week I had the pleasure of working for 1st Class Images, the official photographers at the inaugural British Showjumping National Championships and Stoneleigh Horse Show. 8 rings were operating on most days of the show, making it one of the most labour-intensive jobs I have ever worked on. Full marks to Henry  for pulling […]

10th August 2015
Extensive Europeans coverage on Horse & Country TV

Equestrian fans from around the world will be able to follow all the action from this summer’s European championships, thanks to Horse & Country TV. Specialist equestrian television channel H&C will be providing comprehensive coverage of the FEI European Championships, with online reports and videos during the competition, and extensive TV highlights shown soon after […]

1st July 2015
German eventing long list for Europeans announced.

The German Federation have announced their long list for selection for the European Championships at Blair in September. Rider Horse(s) Sandra Affaurth OPGUN LOUVO Niklas Bschorer TOM TOM GO Andreas Dibowski FRH BUTTS AVEDON Bettina Hoy DESIGNER Michael Jung FISCHER ROCANA FST FISCHERTAKINOU HALUNKE FBW LA BIOSTHETIQUE SAM FBW Andreas Ostholt SO IS ET Claas-Hermann […]

22nd June 2015
Cricket - Ratcliffe College vs. Emeriti

[Full set of images of Ratcliffe College vs. Emeriti] Emeriti enjoyed their annual cricket fixture against the First XI at Ratcliffe College on Thursday. Having elected to bat(!) Emeriti made a meal of some variable bowling and lost several quick wickets, prompting talk of early visits to the pub, 20-over matches and the sacking of […]

1st June 2015
Future Eventing Champions crowned at Brand Hall and Houghton

Yesterday saw the crowning of three National Champions at both Brand Hall and Houghton Hall International Horse Trials. Brand Hall in Shropshire hosted both the Charles Owen National Pony Championships and the Racesafe National Junior Championships whilst in East Anglia, at Houghton Hall  in Norfolk, the Askham Bryan College National u21 Championships were taking place. Charles Owen National Pony […]

19th May 2015
KBIS Young Horse Qualifying season kicks off for 2015

With less than one month to go until the 2015 qualifying period begins for the Four and Five Year Old Championships at this year’s KBIS Young Horse Championships, what better time to look back at the progress of some our recent Young Horse Champions. Ginnie Turnbull commented on her 2015 Four Year Old Champion winning […]

19th May 2015
Bank Holiday weekend boasts two new events

This coming weekend (23 – 24 May) boasts a multitude of British Eventing competitions around the country at international and national level plus two brand new fixtures to the calendar; Millfield (Somerset) and Dalston Green (Cumbria). The inaugural Millfield Horse Trials runs over the stunning grounds of Millfield Prep School in Somerset, overlooked by the iconic […]

18th May 2015
Controversial Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2015

Last year's Badminton was the first for Course Designer Giuseppe Della Chiesa, and it was influential. The course was tough, the time hard to make and the weather atrocious. It divided opinion. Many spectators vented their frustration online because they had not got to see their favourites riders and the day had been elongated by […]

7th May 2015
Badminton Horse Trials - Andrew Nicholson and Nereo lead after dressage.

Andrew Nicholson and NEREO followed Todd, with NEREO moving fluidly and accurately to post 37.8, the day's only sub-40 score.

4th May 2015
5 Things Everyone Should Do at Badminton Horse Trials

There are lots of reasons to come to the Mitsubishi  Motors Badminton Horse Trials every year, which is why it is one Britain's most attended sporting events. Here are few things you should always do while you are there. 1. Watch a horse inspection Vets inspections, trot-ups, or jogs, whatever your personal preference for title, are an […]

1st May 2015
Eventing Magazine, May 2015

My latest cover is on Eventing Magazine's May 2015 issue, which contains their Badminton Preview, and features Louisa Milne Home and King Eider galloping down the side of the lake at Badminton, two years ago.

27th April 2015
The Quorn Hunt Point To Point 2015

The Quorn Hunt held their annual point to point meeting at Garthorpe racecourse and I, as the course's official photographer, was their to document the day. There were two doubles, one for Kelly Morgan and another for Tom Strawson and the rest of the spoils were shared around. Full set of images here: Quorn Hunt […]

31st December 2013
Boxing Day meet marriage proposal

This year's Cottesmore Hunt Boxing Day meet in Oakham included a very public marriage proposal. Peter Chojnacki climbed off his horse and got down on one knee to ask his girlfriend Anna Munton the big question. The answer was "yes".

22nd April 2013
Land Rover renew sponsorship for Royal Windsor Horse Show

Land Rover renews sponsorship for Royal Windsor Horse Show in Five Year Deal Royal Windsor Horse Show is delighted to announce that Land Rover has agreed to be Principal Sponsor of Royal Windsor Horse Show for the following five years (2013 to 2017 inclusive). The Show will celebrate its 70th Anniversary this year from May […]

13th March 2012
Air Ambulance - If you do one charitable thing today, please sign this!

There are occasions on which I am approached for photographs and I'm not comfortable charging for them. This might be because they were taken at an event for which I had media accreditation but no right to sell to competitors. Typically I am approached some time after the event by an owner or competitor, who […]

4th October 2011
Lauren Shannon on Eventing Nation...

...with some images of mine to illustrate the points! Lauren Shannon on Eventing Nation

20th May 2011
My 2p

I'm writing this post for the many people who come to my site each day having searched for (or followed a link to) My 2p . My 2p was a blog. It no longer exists. I started it back in 1998/1999 (yes really) and it shared the same domain name that now hosts my equestrian […]

21st December 2010
Equestrian photos in the snow: ponies and horses

Snow has caused havoc here in the UK over the last few weeks. We don't really expect it before the New Year so to get considerable amounts in November is very rare. It does, however, present wonderful photo opportunities.

22nd March 2010
What is this Photoshelter thing?

Photoshelter is the online service which underpins my website. As such its branding occasionally appears on email enquiries and some Google searches for me or my work. I hope to explain a little here about what it does and why I use it. The photographer who wishes to publish his work online has a plethora […]

7th May 2001
New arrival

Zinnia Margaret Morgan was born at 8.05am on Monday 7th May 2001 and weighed 5lbs 14 oz. Although four weeks premature, Zinnie is doing well and will only be kept in hospital for a few nights for observation. Mother is well, Father is in shock. Commentary will return in a few days.

About Nico

I am an equine photographer, website designer and hosting provider living in Lincolnshire.

I work with clients who are sole traders and others which are FTSE companies. They are equally important to me.

If you need commercial photographyeditorial photography, event photography, lifestyle, equestrian or wedding photography, then I can help you, with over 30 years experience in these areas.

I also teach photography. I mentor photographers with a range of experience, from beginners to working professionals and run an equine photography course which gives members access to articles about the business of equestrian photography.

I have a varied set of skills, having worked for well known web design, SEO and analytics companies in parallel to my photography.

I design, host and maintain websites for clients as varied as farms, interior designers and equestrian centres, as well as for bloggers and sportspeople, including many riders.

I am the Public Relations Officer for the Midlands Area Point-to-Point Association, a role which utilises my PR and social media skills to promote horse racing both online and in the National press.

If you think that I could be the right person to help you, whatever your project, then please get in touch and we can discuss what you need and the ways in which I can help.

You can find out more about me here.

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