Happy Birthday greetings to Malcolm Pyrah, celebrating his 70th birthday today! Thank you for many unforgettable performances, especially on Anglezarke!
This weekend it’s the traditional event in Münster with Hendrik Snoek as Event Director. Here’s a picture from Hamburg of Hendrik Snoek on Rochus.
Monica Bachmann-Weier, married to Swiss rider Paul Weier, participated at two Olympics, in Mexico City 1968 and in Munich 1972, both times on Erdbach. In Mexico she took a merited 7th place in the extremely difficult course of the individual competition. She won an individual bronze medal on Erdbach at the last European Championships for [...]
Swiss champion rider Paul Weier (born December 3, 1934 in Zürich) rode at four Olympic Games. The first time was in Rome 1960 on Centurion, then in Tokyo 1964 on Satan III and in Mexico City 1968 on Wildfeuer. Finally he reached his best Olympic result in Munich 1972 on Wulf when the Swiss team [...]
A fantastic battle between two British legends, Harvey Smith and David Broome, in the jump-off of the John Player Trophy at the Horse of the Year Show in London 1980. This is a piece of show jumping history at it’s very best. What riders and horses, what atmosphere, speaker and BBC commentator! Can it ever [...]
Here’s Seamus Hayes from Ireland on Goodbye III – winner of the Hickstead Derby in 1961.
Puissance at Olympia in London 1980 with the wall is 2.26 m. Here’s the last jump-off with David Broome on Mr Ross, Patrick Caron on Gai Sarde, Gerd Wiltfang on Roman and Hugo Simon on Landgräfin.
Here’s another picture of the immensely popular Hugo Simon on Lavendel.