John Whitaker


"The proof is in the pudding. Both Welham and Gammon won the Derby at over 20 years with the help of Cortaflex, it is exceptional and I’ve been using it ever since! I even take the Human Cortaflex myself to keep me going!"

John Whitaker


John Whitaker MBE (born 5 August 1955, Huddersfield) is a British equestrian and Olympian who competes in show jumping. He has won numerous international medals including an Olympic silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles. John has enjoyed success across four decades. He has competed at World and European Championships and five Olympic teams between 1984 and 2016.

John has won the Hickstead Derby four times. He is best known for his partnership with the horse Milton with whom he won the Du Maunier Grand Prix at Spruce Meadows and won over £1 million in prize money before being retired in 1994. However, he won his Olympic medal in 1984 on Ryan's Son who he was given at the age of 18 and had a partnership with for 14 years.

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