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Old 10-09-2015, 11:37 PM   #430
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Foxhunter (1940–1959) was a champion show jumping horse ridden by Harry Llewellyn, best known for their part in securing Great Britain's only gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics..The horse, who stood 16.3 hands high, was sired by the Thoroughbred stallion Erehwemos out of the half-bred mare Catcall..

Plaque marking the grave of Foxhunter..

Foxhunter died in 1959, and was buried on the Blorenge mountain, between Abergavenny and Blaenavon.. A memorial plaque listing Foxhunter's achievements marks the site and a car park is situated nearby.. When Sir Harry died in 1999 his ashes were scattered around the horse's memorial..The Foxhunter Championship for novice horses at the annual Horse of the Year Show was named after Foxhunter, and was first held in 1954... think we might have made a mistake leaving the Shire..He wants the Precious.. Always he is looking for it..What will you have me do?.Look at my men..Their courage hangs by a thread...

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