Tag: "obituary"

Khaled Al Eid and Presley Boy at the Global Champions Tour in Abu Dhabi in November 2011.
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Sad loss of leading showjumper Presley Boy

Complications relating to laminitis claim top showjumper, who had been retired in 2012.

Horse dies after Burghley cross-country injury
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Horse dies after Burghley cross-country injury

Orto euthanised after injuring his stifle during the cross-country phase.

Harry Meade's Wild Lone collapses after WEG cross-country
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Harry Meade’s Wild Lone collapses after WEG cross-country

Sad loss of British team horse after clear round at Normandy.

Michael Bullman
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Popular jumping owner Michael Bullman dies at 72

Bullman lived for his passion and, was a “lover of horses first, and a horseman second”.

Eventer's son dies following rubgy league injury
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Eventer’s son dies following rubgy league injury

A son of New Zealand Olympic eventer Andrew Scott has died five days after sustaining head injuries in a rugby league match at Linton Military Camp in Palmerston North.

Norm Hawthorne. © Trish Dunell
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Respected TB studmaster Norm Hawthorn dies at 87

Life-long horseman started out as a shepherd and became a rodeo champion.

Legendary Irish Olympic event rider and championship course designer Tommy Brennan, pictured here with his horse of a lifetime, Kilkenny.
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Legendary Irish eventer Tommy Brennan dies at 74

Kilkenny born rider was first Irishman to be selected for Olympics in two disciplines.

Prized (1986-2014)
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Old age catches up with Prized, 28

Popular resident at Old Friends retirement home succumbs to old age.

We did some "pole whispering" while doing the course walk. It worked!
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Passing of equine vet Doug Byars; jumping course designer Paul Duffy

Irish jumping course designer Paul Duffy and US veterinarian Doug Byars pass in recent weeks.

Vintage Crop and Mick Kinane after winning the 1993 Melbourne Cup.
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Melbourne Cup winner Vintage Crop dies at 27

Irish-trained galloper paved the way for international raiders to great Australasian race.

Lammtarra.
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Derby winner Lammtarra – “The Lion” – dies at 22

Praise for unbeaten winner of Derby and Arc: “A true gentleman”.

Michael Scudamore salutes the camera after winning the 1959 Grand National on Oxo.
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Famed jumps jockey Michael Scudamore dies at 81

Jockey was from “a different generation of toughness”.

Bruce Duchossois
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Leading eventing owner Bruce Duchossois dies at 64

Owner of Aiken Horse Park was a long-time equestrian sports supporter.

Dianne Tidball
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Canadian equestrian stalwart Diane Tidball dies at 81

Thunderbird developer dies only days after husband George.

Tommi Clark and Exupery, Grand Hunter Champions at the 2012 Pennsylvania National Horse Show.
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Cancer claims popular US hunter Expury

Owner, rider pay tribute to horse, whom “everybody loved”.

Hubert Bourdy and Morgat competing at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games where they were on the bronze-medal winning French team.
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Leading French showjumper Hubert Bourdy dies at 57

Passing of 1990 WEG team jumping champion and two-time Olympic medalist.

Josephine Pullein-Thompson, at left, at the age of 18, with her sisters Christine and Diana.
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Famed pony novelist Josephine Pullein-Thompson dies at 90

Eldest of famous trio of prolific writing sisters dies.

McLain Ward and Sapphire.
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Colic claims star US jumping mare Sapphire at 19

Classy mare had only two years of retirement from competition.

Third horse death as Royal Ascot closes
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Third horse death as Royal Ascot closes

Suspected heart attack claims life of Tiger Cliff on last day of meeting.

Jordan McDonald, pictured with wife Shandiss, on their honeymoon.
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Minute’s silence for Canadian eventer Jordan McDonald

“An extremely sad day for so many in the eventing community”.

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