H&H show jumping writer Ann Martin dies

Ann Martin, who for many years reported on major show jumping events for Horse & Hound died on 24 March after a long illness.

Ann, a World Champion archer in her Oxford University days, also bred and showed winning in-hand hunters and was the best-selling author of several equestrian books.

She was awarded the Ryan’s Son Trophy — decided by members of the Whitaker family — at Olympia in 2004 for her services to show jumping.

Her funeral will take place on 10 April at Mid-Warwickshire Crematorium, Wellesbourne, at 2.30pm. For more details, contact (tel: 01295 680251).

An obituary will appear in a future issue of Horse & Hound.

This news in brief was first published in Horse & Hound (29 March, ’07)

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