Tag: Obituary

Sudden death of Dutch equestrian visionary Gerrit-Jan Swinkels

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sudden death of Dutch equestrian visionary Gerrit-Jan Swinkels

Indoor Brabant president dies suddenly at 67 while riding in Belgium.

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Leading NZ eventing horse fatally injured at NZ champs

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment
Leading NZ eventing horse fatally injured at NZ champs

Clarke Johnstone loses WEG and World Cup horse Orient Express.

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Canada mourns equestrian team supporter Don Bassin

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Canada mourns equestrian team supporter Don Bassin

Frantisi Inc founder renowned as “a committed and generous benefactor” of equestrian sport in Canada.

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Hot Chocolate’s Errol Brown a keen racehorse owner

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hot Chocolate’s Errol Brown a keen racehorse owner

Soul band’s late lead singer also a National Hunt owner.

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US eventing official Jack Leary dies at 60

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
US eventing official Jack Leary dies at 60

Jack Leary was a talented and accomplished equestrian.

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Sad loss of NZ horse after Kentucky 3DE

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sad loss of NZ horse after Kentucky 3DE

Dambala aggravated suspensory ligament injury after jumping clear at the RK3DE.

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Farewell Lord Nelson: Emeritus professor and football legend

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Farewell Lord Nelson: Emeritus professor and football legend

University quarter horse dies at the grand age of 42.

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Chopper crash claims life of Malaysia’s equestrian leader

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chopper crash claims life of Malaysia’s equestrian leader

Tan Sri JJ was a politician and keen polo player.

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Leading NZ eventer Glengarrick dies at 29

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Leading NZ eventer Glengarrick dies at 29

“Nugget” was best placed Kiwi horse at 2004 Olympics and 2006 WEG.

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Pioneering equine vet Ben Martin dies at 68

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pioneering equine vet Ben Martin dies at 68

Equine specialist spent his 34-year career at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center.

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Ontario equestrian stalwart Bruce Brown dies at 73

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ontario equestrian stalwart Bruce Brown dies at 73

Brown was one of the first inductees into the Ontario Equestrian Federation Hall of Fame.

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Leading eventing sire Jumbo dies at 31

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Leading eventing sire Jumbo dies at 31

Jumbo the all-time leading sire with British Eventing, with 45 advanced offspring.

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Rotational fall claims life of eventer Conahy’s Courage

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rotational fall claims life of eventer Conahy’s Courage

Irish-bred three-star horse dies after US cross-country accident.

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Rider of Seabiscuit and War Admiral dies at 98

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rider of Seabiscuit and War Admiral dies at 98

Charles Schick started both horses under saddle in the 1930s.

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Two of racing’s finest servants farewelled

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Two of racing’s finest servants farewelled

Passing of Creator and Williamstown at Old Friends in Kentucky.

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A horse vet for 75 years, Jack Powell dies at 101

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
A horse vet for 75 years, Jack Powell dies at 101

On his retirement in 2011, he was Europe’s longest-serving veterinarian.

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Leading Aussie sprinter Hay List succumbs to laminitis

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Leading Aussie sprinter Hay List succumbs to laminitis

Talented sprinter was unlucky to be up against Black Caviar throughout his career.

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Freak accident kills NZ racehorse trainer

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Freak accident kills NZ racehorse trainer

Failure of hydraulics in truck ramp thought to have caused fatal injuries to Steven Anderton.

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Nicholson’s ’96 Olympic medalist Jagermeister dies at 28

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nicholson’s ’96 Olympic medalist Jagermeister dies at 28

Leading eventer became grand prix showjumper in retirement.

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Sudden death of popular German course designer

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sudden death of popular German course designer

Level 3 jumping course designer Andreas Hollmann collpases during competition in Spain.

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