Valkenswaard, The Netherlands – September 12, 2020 – Spectators witnessed an emotional retirement ceremony yesterday, held for the iconic show jumping modern legend Don VHP Z, owned by Jim and Penny Coulter and their daughters Saer and Audrey of Copernicus Stables. Top riders lined the arena to pay tribute to this incredible horse, and as he took a final turn in the spotlight there was not a dry eye in the house.
Following a moving video giving thanks for Don VHP Z‘s top moments, Dutch top rider Harrie Smolders described this “one of a kind” horse and said “I don’t think many horses will ever match him”.
Take a look at the stunning celebration video here:
Source: Press release from LGCT – Longines Global Champions Tour
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