Shaping the future of animal health

Meet Heath Nichols

Name: Heath Nichols
Occupation: Livestock Agent
Town & State: Scone, NSW
Equestrain Discipline: Rodeo

Heath Nichols

What is the name of your horse(s) at the moment?
Rope & Tie horse: Broomfield Duallin Boss, Steerwrestling horse: Icemon, Team roping horse: Bucky

Name of your first horse?
My first horse was ‘Sprite’

When did you start riding?
When I was very young, around 2 years old.

What have been the highlights in your riding career so far?
My highlights are winning 3 Australian titles, 3 ABCRA finals agrgregate wins and the opportunity to travel to Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA to compete.

What other interest besides horses do you have?
Breeding and raising cattle

What is the one item in your tack room you just can’t live without?

What is the best advice anyone has ever given you?
Best advice, “The most committed WINS!”

What advice would you give to young riders?
My advice would be to “Listen hard, practice hard.”

What is the most important aspect of your horse’s health for your sport?
The most important aspect is to make sure my horse is fit and healthy, prepared for travelling long distances and his mind is on the job.

What is your favourite Virbac product and why?
Recharge, brings “Boss” back to his best!

Future goals?
My future goals is to win an Australian Bushmen’s Campdraft and Rodeo Association, the “Allround Cowboy Title” in 2014.