Marius Silver Jubilee, known as 'Milton' (16 February 1977- 4 July 1999), was a grey gelding, 16.2 hands (66 inches; 168cm) high at the withers, shown here with his rider, John Whitaker MBE. Milton achieved many international victories, becoming the first horse outside the racing world to win more than £1 million in prize money. A favourite with the crowd, he often ended a successful round with a leap into the air. After his death, Milton was buried at the Whitaker's Yorkshire farm.

Milton: 12 fascinating facts about our hero

Milton & John #johnwhitaker #johnwhitakerinternational #johnandmilton…

Milton - He radiated such unspoken presence. As seen here taking a leisurely hack along a country lane.

Milton and John Whitaker - One of my all-time favourite riders and just loved this horse.

Superstar Henderson Milton, the white wonder horse of John Withaker, passed away. Magic Milton was able to handle every single jump and even when he knocked down a pole, everybody knew it was not his fault.

Britain's John Whitaker and Milton - the first horse and rider combination ever to win over £1 million in prize money #showjumping

Milton: 12 fascinating facts about our hero

Milton Marius x Aston Answer British Sport Horse, Gelding Born 1977

Milton, with John Whitaker.     Always my favourite show jumper.

John Whitaker on the legendary champion, Milton. One of the best partnerships ever to grace showjumping.

John Whitaker Union Jack Saddle Pad

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