Following the sad news that Little Tiger has been put down at the age of 18, Horse & Hound looks back through the archives at the diminutive mare’s impressive career.
About Little Tiger
By Java Tiger, Little Tiger (aka Frosty) started eventing in 2001 with her owner, Dr Polly Taylor, with Phoebe taking over in 2003.
The pair went on to complete six four-star three-day events: Badminton four times in a row (2007-2010), Burghley in 2008 — where she gained her best placing, 16th — and Luhmühlen in 2010.
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For a lot of people in their 90s, a lunchtime drinks party is a serious social engagement that requires the majority of their weekly energy reserves. But as Prince Philip turns 93 today, his schedule is as packed and energetic as ever. To celebrate his birthday we’ve dug deep into our archives to take a look back at his equestrian career — whether driving, playing polo or watching his grandaughter Zara Phillips in action at the London 2012 Olympic games.
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To mark William Fox-Pitt taking the role as guest Editor for our eventing special issue of Horse & Hound magazine, we take a look back through the H&H picture archives at some of his most popular and influential equine partners during his career to date.
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