Irish showjumper held on horse theft charge

  • An Irish showjumper is facing a charge of grand theft following the disappearance of selle Français Narqois De B’Neville.

    Mark Reid, 32, of Co Tyrone, is in Palm Beach County Jail pending a $10,000 bond.

    When the $28,000 horse went missing, owner Randall Jonson told investigators he suspected his former employee Mr Reid.

    Mr Reid admitted stealing a horse, but not one belonging to Mr Jonson according to court papers.

    The horse is still missing.

    This news story was first published in the current issue of Horse & Hound (24 March, 2011)

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