Tag: "Obituary"

Jockey Greg Hall and Doriemus at Living Legends.

Melbourne Cup victor Doriemus dies at 24

New Zealand bred winner of 1995 Caulfield and Melbourne Cups succumbs to hoof injury.

British eventing legend Richard Meade dies at 76

British eventing legend Richard Meade dies at 76

Meade was the outstanding rider of his time and British team lynchpin for 21 years.

Wojtek Markwoski will be remembered for his many years of dedication to Dressage.

Dressage loses leading judge, official Wojtek Markowski

Polish dressage enthusiast was London 2012 TD and was to have same role in Rio.

O'Reilly at Waikato Stud.

Leading NZ sire O’Reilly dies at 21

Burst aorta suspected in sudden death of leading race sire, who died on December 31.

Athina Onassis de Miranda and Camille Z.

Athina Onassis loses leading mare in freak jumping accident

AD Camille Z breaks hind leg during a qualifying competition in Geneva on Thursday night.

Nicola Wilson (GBR) on Opposition Buzz

British eventer Opposition Buzz dies suddenly at 17

Olympic silver team medalist had only recently been retired from 4* competition.

Joe Walsh.

Horse Sport Ireland’s former leader Joe Walsh dies

Passing of former Minister of Agriculture comes as a shock to party leader.

Rough Habit in his racing days.

Star Kiwi galloper Rough Habit dies at 28

“Roughie” had a cult following in Queensland, where he won six Group One races.

Death of second horse after Melbourne Cup mars big day

Death of second horse after Melbourne Cup mars big day

Araldo euthanised with a broken pastern he suffered while being returned to scale.

Zenyatta after the birth of Z Princess earlier this year.

Paddock accident claims life of Zenyatta’s weanling filly

Weanling filly by War Front euthanised after sustaining injury at Lanes End Farm.

Nelson Bunker Hunt

Famed owner-breeder Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

Multi-billionaire lost his fortune in silver collapse, but returned to high finance and racehorses.

Viva's Salieri W and Tom Dvorak

Passing of leading Canadian dressage horse Viva’s Salieri W

Hanoverian stallion was in Canada’s silver medal winning team at the 2011 Pan American Games.

Carly-Mae Pye

Jockeys in US, Australia die after racing accidents

Dark day for racing as injuries claim the lives of jockeys in Queensland and Indiana.

Cigar has died at the age of 24 following beck surgery.

Cigar dies at 24 after surgery complications

Two-time horse of the year suffers fracture after surgery for spinal cord compression.

Cagney and Eric Lamaze.

Eric Lamaze’s first top horse Cagney dies at 34

Irish Sport Horse was Lamaze’s “first solid grand prix horse”, moving him into the big time.

Bebe Davis and Poldy 10.

Sad loss of leading US dressage pony Poldy 10

German-bred pony won many titles with different riders during his career.

Marie-Helen Lessard

Accident claims tireless Canadian equestrian enthusiast

Marie-Helen Lessard and husband Steven Ratz among three dead in traffic accident.

Mary Hanna and Mosaic

Passing of leading dressage horses Evento and Mosaic

Old age catches up on both horses, who made mark at 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.


Great Irish sport horse sire Cruising dies at 29

Influential stallion was a top showjumping and sire of leading eventers and jumpers.

Street Cry

Zenyatta’s sire Street Cry dies at 16

Stallion was “the lynchpin” of Darley’s breeding operations in both the US and Australia.

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