The long-time council member and former vice chairman of the British Show Pony Society (BSPS) Tony Fluck, has died. He was 71 and had been ill for some time.

Mr Fluck served the BSPS for more than 36 years and, at various times, managed the stewards, was chairman of the Heritage Championships and showground director for the summer championships.

He chaired BSPS Area 9B for more than 20 years. He leaves wife Sally, daughter Nicola, son Stuart and four grandchildren.

This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (28 December 2012)