Former master of the Old Surrey Burstow and West Kent hunt Brian Perring died on 28 December after a long illness, aged 70.

Brian followed in his father’s footsteps to become a master of the Old Surrey and Burstow hunt and assisted with its amalgamation with the West Kent in 1999.

He was also president of the Edenbridge and Oxted Show. He leaves a wife, Jane, and sons James and Julian.

This article was first published in Horse & Hound (25 February, ’10)