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We can’t wait to see: Dressage star Super Nova II *H&H Plus*

Polly Bryan hears more about the quirky De Niro gelding who doesn’t act his age, and who made a winning comeback from more than a year off earlier in 2020

Super Nova II

Age: 17
Breeding: De Niro x Weltmeyer
Owner: Jen Goodman
Rider: Spencer Wilton
Breeder: Eva Kirby
Greatest achievements: championship debut at the Rio Olympics in 2016, team silver; sixth individually in the grand prix special at the 2017 European Championships in Gothenburg; team bronze at the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon.Holly Smith’s up-and-coming showjumping star Denver

Rider Spencer Wilton

“‘Neville’ is 17 now, but he doesn’t feel it! He doesn’t need to learn anything new, so we are planning to take things easy with him for the rest of this year. He’ll hack out and potter about, then we’ll start again in the autumn with some quiet training and target the Tokyo Olympics with the same plan as we had in place for this year.