More equestrian greats inducted into BHS 'Hall of Fame'

18th October 2010

The British Horse Society (BHS) welcomed the latest laureates to its Equestrian Hall of Fame in a ceremony held today (Tuesday 18 October) at the Household Cavalry's Knightsbridge Barracks.

Those joining the ranks of the equestrian greats were the late Count Robert Orssich, showjumper Malcolm Pyrah and Anneli Drummand-Hay, while Anneli’s famous thoroughbred Merely A Monarch took his place alongside other equestrian legends. Count Robert Orssich’s son and daughter attended the ceremony to receive his certificate.

The laureates were selected by a panel chaired by Chairman Patrick Print FBHS and comprised renowned female show jumper Liz Edgar, Olympic gold medal eventer Richard Meade, showing legend Robert Oliver, Para-Dressage star and Olympic gold medallist Lee Pearson and Horse & Hound Editor Lucy Higginson.

Members of the public can cast their votes to nominate equestrians and horses as laureates in the BHS Equestrian Hall of Fame.