Tag: Obituary

Aust trackwork rider dies after horse fall

| 2 July 2015 8:47 am | 0 Comments
Aust trackwork rider dies after horse fall

“Horse fanatic” Friederike Ruhle, 25, dies of injuries after Caulfield fall.

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Paddock injury claims life of famous OTTB Kauto Star

| 1 July 2015 9:11 am | 0 Comments
Paddock injury claims life of famous OTTB Kauto Star

Legendary steeplechaser suffers mystery fall in paddock at home.

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Townfields Saddlery founder Geoff Charley dies at 75

| 28 June 2015 10:28 am | 0 Comments
Townfields Saddlery founder Geoff Charley dies at 75

Geoff and Gill Charley founded the business in 1963.

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French rider dies 7 months after cross-country fall

| 27 June 2015 9:37 am | 1 Comment
French rider dies 7 months after cross-country fall

Guillaume Pucci had been in a coma since November after a fall.

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Leg fracture claims life of eventer Easy Tiger IV

| 25 June 2015 9:38 am | 0 Comments
Leg fracture claims life of eventer Easy Tiger IV

Vets unable to save NZ OTTB after injury on Houghton Hall cross-country.

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Bramham cross-country injury claims advanced horse Uwald

| 24 June 2015 10:48 am | 0 Comments
Bramham cross-country injury claims advanced horse Uwald

Uwald was “a wonderful horse, a dear friend and part of the family”.

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Grevy’s zebra foal dies suddenly at California zoo

| 12 June 2015 12:52 pm | 0 Comments
Grevy’s zebra foal dies suddenly at California zoo

Cause of filly foal’s death as yet unknown.

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World’s fastest standardbred Cambest dies in US

| 12 June 2015 9:22 am | 1 Comment
World’s fastest standardbred Cambest dies in US

Cambest’s time of 1:46.1 in a 1993 time trial remains a world record.

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Famed NZ galloper Bonecrusher dies at 32

| 11 June 2015 4:17 pm | 0 Comments
Famed NZ galloper Bonecrusher dies at 32

Great Kiwi galloper succumbs to laminitis after 24-year retirement.

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Racehorse’s death mars Triple Crown day at Belmont

| 8 June 2015 11:01 am | 2 Comments
Racehorse’s death mars Triple Crown day at Belmont

4yo French horse Helwan euthanised after breaking a cannon bone.

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Horse aimed for PanAm Games dies after US cross-country

| 8 June 2015 9:07 am | 0 Comments
Horse aimed for PanAm Games dies after US cross-country

Wise Espartaco collapses after clear round in a CIC2* event in Minnesota.

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Death of Zenyatta’s mum Vertigineux confirmed

| 3 June 2015 8:42 am | 0 Comments
Death of Zenyatta’s mum Vertigineux confirmed

19-year-old died late last year at Coolmore Stud after a bout of colic.

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Tatts leader dies after fatal cross-country injury

| 31 May 2015 9:00 pm | 2 Comments
Tatts leader dies after fatal cross-country injury

Favorit Z, ridden by Sam Griffiths, suffers fatal fall in Ireland.

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Sudden death of Dutch equestrian visionary Gerrit-Jan Swinkels

| 27 May 2015 9:21 am | 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

| 16 May 2015 9:03 pm | 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

| 14 May 2015 8:04 am | 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

| 8 May 2015 9:52 am | 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

| 1 May 2015 7:15 am | 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

| 27 April 2015 7:26 pm | 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

| 15 April 2015 9:25 am | 0 Comments
Farewell Lord Nelson: Emeritus professor and football legend

University quarter horse dies at the grand age of 42.

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