The showjumping stallion Carthago Z has died, aged 26.

By Capitol I, Carthago Z jumped at two Olympics with Jos Lansink, who now rides for Belgium but was then competing for the Netherlands.

His progeny include Davos, a London Olympic team bronze medallist for Prince Abdullah Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, and Penelope LeProvost’s Mylord Carthago*HN.

This news story was first published in Horse & Hound magazine (30 May 2013)