Saturday, 12 June 2021

Former equine vet to the Queen dies

AN equine vet who was a founder member of a pony club covering the Henley area has died, aged 89.

Peter Scott Dunn died at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading after a short illness.

He used to be equine veterinary surgeon to the Queen and held the same position with the British Olympic equestrian team for 31 years, attending seven Olympic Games.

He was a founder member of the Woodland Hunt branch of the Pony Club and its vice-president.

Lifelong friend Susie Pragnell, from Harpsden, said: “He was the most charming, hospitable, entertaining man. He was a wonderful vet.”

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