Lutz Merkel on Akazie

Lutz Merkel ( GER) on Akazie – early 1960′s.

Lutz Merkel (GER) on Akazie

Lutz Merkel (GER) on Akazie

Hans Günter Winkler on Torphy

Signed photo with Hans Günter Winkler on Torphy.

Hans Günter Winkler on Torphy

Hans Günter Winkler on Torphy

Bernard Geneste (1937-2004) on Cochise in Cambrai 1976

French rider Bernard Geneste (1937-2004) with Cochise in Cambrai 1976.

Bernard Geneste (FRA) on Cochise in Cambrai 1976

Bernard Geneste (FRA) on Cochise in Cambrai 1976

France at CSIO Rome 1969

The French team with Hubert Parot, Jérôme Chabrol, Bernard Geneste and Jean Michel Gau (?) at CSIO Rome 1969.

Hubert Parot, Jérôme Chabrol, Bernard Geneste, Jean Michel Gau - CSIO Rome 1969

Hubert Parot, Jérôme Chabrol, Bernard Geneste, Jean Michel Gau in Rome 1969

Lalla Novo (ITA) on Tresor

Lalla Novo from Italy was twice medalist at the European Championships for Ladies; bronze 1966 in Gijón on Oxo Bob-Rahin and silver 1967 in Fontainebleau on Prédestiné.

Lalla Novo (ITA) - Tresor

Lalla Novo (ITA) – Tresor

Lalla Novo, Piero D'Inzeo, Stefano Angioni and Graziano Mancinelli - winners Nations Cup in Rome 1965

Lalla Novo, Piero D’Inzeo, Stefano Angioni and Graziano Mancinelli – winners Nations Cup in Rome 1965

 

Alwin Schockemöhle

Alwin Schockemöhle

Alwin Schockemöhle

Art Uytendaal on Chatter

Former Dutchman, but naturalised Australian, Art Uytendaal (three time Australian Showjumping Champion) with Chatter  in 1968 breaking the Australian Puissance record jumping a wall of 2.17 m.

Art Uytendaal (AUS) on Chatter over 2.17 m

Art Uytendaal (AUS) on Chatter over 2.17 m in 1968

R.I.P. Piero d’Inzeo (1923-2014)

A classic horseman has left us. Here’s some pictures to remember the great Piero d’Inzeo, who died on February 13th 2014.

Piero d'Inzeo (1923-2014)

Piero d’Inzeo (1923-2014)

Piero d'Inzeo - a master of schooling

Piero d’Inzeo – a master of schooling. Photo from 1959.

Piero d'Inzeo on His Excellency in 1959

Piero d’Inzeo on His Excellency in 1959

Piero d'Inzeo on The Avenger at Montreal 1976 Olympics

Piero d’Inzeo on The Avenger at Montreal 1976 Olympics

 

Alfonso Queipo de Llano in Aachen 1961

Alfonso Queipo de Llano from Spain on Eolo at the European Championships in Aachen 1961.

Alfonso Queipo de Llano on Eolo - CHIO Aachen 1961

Alfonso Queipo de Llano on Eolo – CHIO Aachen 1961

Pierre Jonquères d’Oriola on Pomone B

In memoriam of Pierre Jonquères d’Oriola (1920–2011) born on this day, February 1st, 94 years ago. Here a signed photo with Pomone B, a SF born 1959 by Furioso (thoroughbred) x Barnum (anglo norman) x Loudeac (trotter). Pomone B was winner of 1966 World Championships, aged 7 years.

Pierre Jonquères d’Oriola on Pomone B

Pierre Jonquères d’Oriola on Pomone B