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‘He was a pleasure’: ultimate farewell to medal-winning ‘household pony’


  • The house owners of a medal-winning 138cm leaping pony who was “a part of the household” have paid tribute to the “pleasure” of owing him after his loss of life aged 26.

    Arrowhead Quiver gained gold on the England, Wales and Eire Dwelling Pony Internationals with Luli Loveridge. He additionally gained the 138cm nationwide title on the 2018 British Showjumping Nationwide Championships with Luli, then the following day was on the successful group within the 80cm Only for Faculties championship with Luli’s youthful sister Anouska.

    “He was an absolute celebrity,” the sisters’ mom Jemma advised H&H. “Luli was 18 once we obtained him, seven years in the past, and we’d by no means carried out something like what we did with him. We’d carried out a few native occasions, then instantly we had been on the junior circuit.

    “He did all of the 138cm courses; he took us to Horse of the 12 months Present, the place he got here second, Bolesworth and Liverpool to do the mini main. He took us to all these wonderful venues and he by no means stopped, by no means bucked, by no means did something apart from be probably the most lovely household pony.”

    Jemma described Quiver, who gained over £5,200 in his profession and topped 36 courses in his final two years of leaping, because the household’s “third canine”, who would go into the kitchen, and who beloved going to the seaside.

    “He was a correct member of the household,” she stated. “He lived out and every time he noticed me, he’d whinny to me. He was a correct pleasure.

    “I bear in mind when Anouska did her first winters on him and he or she was petrified – not crying however with tears rolling down her face – however he simply obtained it, he took her spherical.

    “On his final morning, all of us sat with him from 7am, with the canine, all of us studying our books, and him mendacity with us, consuming away together with his ears pricked, and it was relatively beautiful. He was very particular; I don’t know learn how to say it however he was undoubtedly our most particular pony of a lifetime.”

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