Tag: Obituary

Melbourne Cup legend Bart Cummings dies at 87

| 30 August 2015 9:40 am | 0 Comments
Melbourne Cup legend Bart Cummings dies at 87

Old age catches up on 12-time Cup winning trainer.

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Country star, equestrian Lynn Anderson dies at 67

| 17 August 2015 11:48 am | 0 Comments
Country star, equestrian Lynn Anderson dies at 67

Passing of country music star and cutting horse champion.

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US Olympic eventer Karen Stives dies at 64

| 15 August 2015 4:36 pm | 0 Comments
US Olympic eventer Karen Stives dies at 64

Pleural cancer claims eventing Hall of Famer and three-time rider of the year.

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Eric Lamaze’s mentor Eddie Creed dies at 94

| 15 August 2015 9:05 am | 0 Comments
Eric Lamaze’s mentor Eddie Creed dies at 94

Creed rented Lamaze his first barn which became Torrey Pines Stable.

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Showjumping’s ‘glamour girl’ Dawn Palethorpe Wofford dies at 79

| 12 August 2015 8:54 am | 0 Comments
Showjumping’s ‘glamour girl’ Dawn Palethorpe Wofford dies at 79

Passing of international rider who was dedicated to Pony Club for 50 years.

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Tetton Hall Horse Trials organiser Dick Kinsey dies at 90

| 12 August 2015 8:52 am | 0 Comments
Tetton Hall Horse Trials organiser Dick Kinsey dies at 90

Dick and Frances Kinsey ran Cheshire BE event for 23 years.

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Colic claims life of Isabell Werth’s Warum Nicht

| 1 August 2015 8:57 am | 0 Comments
Colic claims life of Isabell Werth’s Warum Nicht

Operation fails to save 2007 Dressage World Cup winner, who retired in 2012.

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The horse’s champion Sir Peter O’Sullevan dies at 97

| 30 July 2015 8:39 am | 0 Comments
The horse’s champion Sir Peter O’Sullevan dies at 97

Legendary commentator was also a life-long advocate for horse welfare.

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William Fox-Pitt’s Tamarillo dies at 23

| 29 July 2015 10:32 am | 0 Comments
William Fox-Pitt’s Tamarillo dies at 23

Genes of leading eventer live on in his clone, born in 2013.

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NZ friesian movie horse Wabe dies at 24

| 28 July 2015 9:51 am | 1 Comment
NZ friesian movie horse Wabe dies at 24

Dutch-bred stallion was the first of his breed to compete in dressage in NZ.

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Memorial service to mark jockey’s passing

| 27 July 2015 9:32 pm | 1 Comment
Memorial service to mark jockey’s passing

Southland based Irish jockey Ross Doherty died at Wingatui racecourse.

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Mexico’s legendary “Singing cowboy” dies at 64

| 17 July 2015 11:20 am | 3 Comments
Mexico’s legendary “Singing cowboy” dies at 64

Multiple grammy winner sang and played guitar while riding on stage.

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Keen racehorse owner Omar Sharif dies at 83

| 12 July 2015 11:33 am | 0 Comments
Keen racehorse owner Omar Sharif dies at 83

Legendary Egyptian actor was a tipster and successful owner in France.

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Harness racing writer Ron Bisman dies at 82

| 8 July 2015 9:38 am | 0 Comments
Harness racing writer Ron Bisman dies at 82

Writer had a long career covering trotting in New Zealand and beyond.

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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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