Paddy McMahon

Sad news as the showjumping world says goodbye to one of the worlds true gentlemen, Paddy McMahon who passed away on Easter Sunday at the age of 87. Patrick "Paddy" McMahon (born 5th December 1933 in Derby, England) was one of the worlds leading show jumping riders, McMahon won the European Show Jumping Championships in 1973 on Pennwood Forge Mill, beating German Alwin Schockemöhle. In the same year he was voted in third place for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award. Below you can watch Paddy McMahon riding Penwood Forgemill at the Royal International held at Horse Of The Year Show.

Paddy McMahon

Paddy McMahon

Paddy McMahon Horses

Penwood Forge Mill was hugely popular during the time of his career and remains one of Britain’s best loved Show Jumpers. His early successes included winning the Grand Prix in Ostend and coming second in the Nations Cup competitions at Ostend, Rott
Paddy McMahon

Paddy McMahon Competition Results

1 - Royal International Horse Show - Hickstead, King George V Gold Cup - 30/07/1973 - Penwood Forge Mill

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