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Tamarillo (horse)

Tamarillo is a horse that has excelled in the sport of eventing under rider William Fox-Pitt.

  • Color: Bay
  • Sex: Gelding
  • Height: 16.2 hh (168 cm)
  • Breed: Anglo-Arabian
  • Breeding: by Tarnik (PBA); out of Mellita (AA) by Master Spiritus (TB) at Biddesden stud
  • Rider: William Fox-Pitt
  • Breeder: The Hon. Finn and Mary Guinness
  • Owner: The Hon. Mrs Mary Guinness

Foaled in 1992 at Biddesden Stud Tamarillo was showed successfully as a young horse becoming Part Bred Champion at the annual National Arabian Horse Show in Malvern in 1995. He was first ridden by Diana Burgess through novice and intermediate levels. In 1999 the ride was taken over by William Fox-Pitt. Together they have represented Britain in international competitions since 2002. Tamarillo was withdrawn after the cross country phase of the Athens Olympics after chipping his stifle.

Achievements

2000

  • Blarney CCI** - 1st
  • Gatcombe Park BCI - 1st

2002<p>

2004<p>

  • Athens Olympics CH**** - Team Silver

2005

2006

2008

References

  • Biddesden Stud Website [1]
  • Dunlewey Stud [3]



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