Hugo Simon’s dual World Cup-winning ride ET has been put to sleep, along with his field-mate Apricot D, at 27 and 29 respectively.

ET is one of the most successful showjumpers of all time and is best known for being cloned.

The Austrian rider won team silver at the 1992 Olympics with Apricot D.

This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (17 January 2013)