Gold medalist to open new show jumping centre

Showjumper Nick Skelton with his Officer of the British Empire (OBE) medal. Credit: PA

London Olympic 2012 star, Nick Skelton, will open the new British Show Jumping centre in Meriden, near Solihull, later today.

Nick Skelton, from Coventry, was part of the Team GB jumping squad which took gold last summer.

He has also won a number of major medals in a career spanning almost 40 years.