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Royal International Horse Show - Hickstead 2010

Drunken Disorderly Retires

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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.