John Whitaker

Rider Profile

John Whitaker

John is based in Huddersfield, West yorkshire, has been competing at international level for many years, his outstading achievments have been recognised when he was awarded the MBE for his services to show jumping in 2007. The Los Angeles Olympic Games saw John with Ryans Son winning a team silver medal. His most famous partnership was with Milton, winning team gold and individual silver at the 1987 European Championships and team gold and individual gold in 1989. 


Sporting Achievements

Date Event Horse Medals
2016 Olympic Games Ornellaia  
2011 European Championships   Team bronze
2008 Olympic Games Peppermill  
2007 European Championships   Team bronze
2006 World Championships Peppermill  
2000 Olympic Games Calvaro Z  
1998 World Championships Heyman Team bronze
1997 European Championships   Team bronze
1996 Olympic Games Welham  
1995 European Championships   Team silver
1993 Europeans Championships   Team silver
1992 Olympic Games Milton  
1991 European Championships   Team silver
1990 World Championships Henderson Milton Team bronze, individual silver
1989 European Championships Milton Team gold, individual gold
1987 European Championships Milton Team gold, individual silver
1984 Olympic Games Ryans Son Team silver
1983 European Championships Ryans Son Team silver, individual silver