Eddie Sweat was the groom for Quill, Ambroid, Riva Ridge, Secretariat, and Chiefs Crown among so many others. Eddie would find an opportunity to escape rural South Carolina when Lucien Laurin would offer him a job.
In the jumping world Harry deLeyer and Snowman are rather famous but a lot about his early life is left out in normal conversation. From helping Jews and downed airman with the Dutch resistance to being a riding instructor at a girl’s school, Harry had a full life.
Sheriff Warren Hyde was a handy cowboy and the Sheriff of Box Elder Co Utah for over 30 years. But Hyde’s greats ride wouldn’t come from a horse… it would be a Japanese balloon bomb.