Happy Birthday to Alwin Schockemöhle, 74 years today!
Happy Birthday to Gilles Bertran de Balanda, 61 years today!
David Broome on Mr Ross winning the 1981 King George V Gold Cup.
Vintage video clip with Marion Mould (Coakes) on Stroller, A. Roger-Smith on Havana Royal, Andrew Fielder on Vibart and Raimondo d’Inzeo on Bellevue at the 1968 Royal International Horse Show, Wembley, London.
Herbert Meyer (* February 14, 1939), ex German showjumper, trainer and national coach. He comes from a family with traditions in the cavalry, and completed his education at the Reitakademie in München-Riem and studied for Hans-Heinrich Brinckmann. In his younger years he also competed in eventing. In jumping he rode ten times for Germany in [...]
Liz Edgar on Everest Forever in Queen Elizabeth II Gold Cup in 1981.
Robert Smith, when he was 18 years old, on Video in the 1979 King George V Gold Cup.
British high jump record of 2.32 m set in 1978 by Nick Skelton on Everest Lastic at Olympia, London.
Here’s another vintage video from the jump-off of the King George V Gold Cup in 1978. This is Graham Fletcher on Cool Customer.
Jeff McVean on Claret in the 1978 King George V Gold Cup. Jeff is of course the father of Katie McVean, who recently sold her wonder horse Delphi to Saudi Arabia for an enormous sum.