One of the best-known hunting and equestrian personalities in the East Midlands, Leslie Dungworth of Toft, near Bourne, Lincolnshire, has died aged 88.

Leslie was a popular joint-master of the Grove and Rufford from 1981-84 and of the Cottesmore from 1984-92.

He was a respected breeder and judge of high-class hunters and competition horses.

His funeral took place on 6 October.

This article was first published in Horse & Hound (7 October, ’10)