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‘He owes us nothing’ — John Whitaker retires his great stallion Argento

John Whitaker has made the “really tough” decision to retire his top horse, the 18-year-old stallion Argento.

During an 11-year partnership, John and the British-bred “Archie” won more than 16 grands prix — including Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Glock’s, Munich and Saint Tropez — and five-star classes all over the world.

“He’s 18 now and he doesn’t owe us anything,” John told H&H. “He’s been so good for me — he was one of those horses that when you put him on the truck you knew you’d be winning something.

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Article written by: Jennifer Donald

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