After Tina Cook announced she had decided to retire Miners Frolic due to a heart problem, many of his fans took to Twitter to wish him well for the future.
The 16-year-old — known at home as Henry — is the only British horse to have won 3 Olympic eventing medals and is a firm favourite with British eventing fans.
Here is a selection of some of H&H’s favourite messages for Henry.
V sorry to hear we won’t see the lovely Miners Frolic & Tina Cook in action again. Have a very happy retirement Henry, we’ll all miss you.
— Event Riders Assoc (@EventRidersAssc)
February 4, 2014
One of the best event horses, Miners Frolic, of this and any generation has been retired with a dicky ticker.Some horse
– Rupert Bell (@Rupertbell) February 4, 2014
Tina Cook & Minors Frolic – what amazing partnership. Happy retirement Henry!
– Michael David Rogers (@MDR_Photo) February 4, 2014
Wishing a very happy retirement to Tina Cook’s 2008 & 2012 Olympic medallist, Miners Frolic!
– Team GBR (@TeamGBR) February 4, 2014
Most of us event riders can only wish for the partnership Tina Cook had with Miners Frolic. Happy retirement Henry.
– Faye Stephenson (@fayester79) February 4, 2014
Wishing a happy retirement to Miners Frolic he has been such a great horse to watch and at the top for so long. Going to miss seeing him @WEG
– Kyle and Jen Carter (@CarterEventing) February 4, 2014
To find out more about Tina’s decision and what lies in store for Henry in retirement, don’t miss this week’s Horse & Hound magazine — out Thursday 6 February.
If you are a fan of Miners Frolic, check out our picture gallery celebrating his greatest achievements.