Irish sport horse producer Charlie Hunter died in February, aged 69.

Charlie, who specialised in three-year-olds, had an instinct for buying athletic animals and had his greatest success with the grand prix show jumper Grange Guest.

Ridden by Andrew Thompson, Jimmy McCloskey and Clement McMahon, the horse won at Dublin, Cavan and Millstreet.

Charlie, of County Tyrone, leaves Kate, his wife of 44 years, and children Joanne, Jill and Charlie.

This article was first published in Horse & Hound (1 April, ’10)