Paul Nicholls is a well-known and highly successful British National Hunt horse trainer.
To date, Nicholls has trained over 2000 winners, won the 2012 Grand National,
four Cheltenham Gold Cups and has been crowned British jump racing Champion Trainer eight times.
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British National Horse Hunt Trainer
Trained over 2000 winners
2012 Grand National winner
Crowned British Jumps Racing Champion eight times
The son of a police-man, Nicholls left school at age 16 to begin work at a local racing yard. Nicholls took out his trainers licence in 1991, and secured his first win shortly after. At the 1999 Cheltnum Festival, Nicholls took out three of the most prestigious steeplechases in National Hunt Racing. A slew of victories followed, and in 2011 Nicholls became the fastest jumps trainer in history to reach 2000 winners. Nicholls has been a long term user of Activo-Med systems, and credits them in aiding in the recovery of his horses:
“Since using the Activo-Med Combi rug on the horses I have noticed an improvement in their ability to get over muscle problems. They come out looser after treatment and look better in themselves generally and are very relaxed when being treated. A few whose coats have not kept as well as others have done better in that aspect too.”
“We use the rug regularly on horses more prone to the small niggles of daily training and find it fits in easily with their routine. We use the massage post exercise and the full programs in the afternoon on the horses which need some assistance, there is an advantage to be able to set up individual programmes for certain horses. We have also been very impressed with the Activo-Med Laser and feel it has speeded up the healing process on several horses. A common condition some racehorses suffer from is sore girth areas and the laser has definitely helped the recovery time on these horses.”