Andrew Ballantyne, a popular personality within Scottish showjumping, died on 15 February. He was 79.
Mr Ballantyne was a breeder, a respected judge and a member of British Showjumping (BS) for more than 40 years. He was also a great supporter of the Royal Highland Show.
The Scottish branch of BS said his presence on the gates this year would be “greatly missed”.
This news story was first published in Horse & Hound magazine (28 February 2013)