Former joint-master of the Croome and Belvoir hunts John Blakeway died unexpectedly on Sunday 31 July, aged 86.

During his long life with horses, he also rode numerous point-to-point winners, field mastered the Belvoir, was chairman of the British Showjumping Association and served on its executive committee.

A memorial service will be held at the parish church, Cirencester, Glos, on Wednesday 21 September at 2pm.

This news story was first published in the current issue of Horse & Hound (11 August, 2011)