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Harvey Smith & 'Montana' 1961

Harvey Smith Show Jumper On Horse Montana 1961

David Broome on Mister Softee at Hickstead 1969

David Broome on Mister Softee at Hickstead 1969

Eddie Macken and Boomerang

One of the most successful horse and rider combinations in the history of Show Jumping, Eddie Macken is shown here riding Boomerang at the Dublin Horse Show in August 1976

Caroline Bradley 1975

Caroline Bradley 1975

Graham Fletcher

Graham Fletcher

Malcolm Pyrah - Former Showjumper. 1980.

Malcolm Pyrah - Former Showjumper.

Red Rum takes candy from a baby.  Donald McCain and Red Rum

Red Rum takes candy from a baby. Donald McCain and Red Rum

Snowbound & Bill Steinkraus..Bob and I admired him so much. We had his book. Olympian..beautiful shot here..horse with ears up, gazing forward..noting time clock in the background!

Bob and I admired him so much.beautiful shot here.horse with ears up, gazing forward.noting time clock in the background!

Find out all about the late showjumping star Ryan's Son, who at first sight was considered a cart horse with big feet and a big head

8 things you might not know about Ryan's Son

John Whittaker on Ryans Son

Red Rum

Celebrate Red Rum Day: 12 fascinating facts about this legendary steeplechaser

More than 40 years may have elapsed since the first of Red Rum’s historic three Grand National victories, but ask the average person in the street to name a racehorse and his is invariably still the first name uttered

John Whitaker and Milton, legends in showjumping. My favourite British rider, John rode two of my all-time favourite equine heroes, Milton and Ryan's Son.

John Whitaker and Milton, legends in showjumping. My favourite British rider, John rode two of my all-time favourite equine heroes, Milton and Ryan's Son.

Man O' War with beloved groom Will Harbut. Man O'War died just 4 weeks after Will's passing, those close said it was of a broken heart, missing his best friend. Man O' War was the first horse to be embalmed, and the casket was lined in his racing colors. His funeral was broadcast internationally on the radio, with thousands paying their respects and sending condolences.

Man O' War with beloved groom Will Harbut. Man O'War died just 4 weeks after Will's passing, those close said it was of a broken heart, missing his best friend. Man O' War was the first horse to be embalmed, and the casket was lined in his racing colors.

David Broom & Mr Softie

Show Jumping Champion.

David Broome

David Broome

Alwin Schockemöhle on Ferdl in the 1960's.

Alwin Schockemöhle on Ferdl in the

Desert Orchid close up...one of the most popular horses of all time

Desert Orchid close up.one of the most popular horses of all time