Royal International Horse Show - Hickstead 2010
Drunken Disorderly Retires
photographs courtesy of Fiona McOuat
Mark Kyle's eventer Drunken Disorderly "Carl" officially retired in a ceremony which left not many dry eyed! His owner Tanya Kyle and rider Mark Kyle felt the tribute fitting to a horse who has served eventing so well.
Born in 1990 Drunken Disorderly is now 20 years old and will have a well deserved retirement. During his career he gained the following results:
Punchestown Horse Trials 3* 1998, 6th place, highest British competitor.
In 2000 he was 23rd at Burghley 4*.
2002 Mark took over the ride as Tanya had a broken arm. They were 19th at Punchestown 3* & 26th at Burghley 4*.
2004 Mark & Carl finished 21st in the Olympics in Athens.
2005: Carl finished 21st at Badminton & 27th at Blenheim European Championships.
2006: Carl WON the Indoor XC championships at the British Open & the Hickstead Eventers Grand Prix.