‘He was still flying’: tributes paid to ‘legendary’ mounted games pony


A “legendary” mounted games pony who qualified for Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) 14 times has died at the age of 29.

Nipper, a part-bred New Forest, was part of the winning team on six occasions — first with Poole Pony Club ridden by Ben Hughes and then five times as part of the Oakley Hunt West branch.

The bay gelding was owned by Holly Shaw (nee Howsam) from 1999 until he was put

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