Laura Tomlinson officially retired her British team stalwart Mistral Hojris (Alf) from competition in front of a packed house at the London International Horse Show at Olympia last night (Tuesday 17 December).
The H&H team caught up with Laura on this emotional occasion to find out which special moments in Alf’s career meant the most to her and what her future plans are for her Olympic medal-winning partner.
Enjoy highlights of Laura and Alf’s career in pictures from the H&H archives.
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