Bertie Hill

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For the English footballer, see Bertie Hill (footballer). For other people named Albert Hill, see Albert Hill (disambiguation).
Bertie Hill
Medal record
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1956 Stockholm Team eventing
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1953 Badminton Team eventing
Gold medal – first place 1954 Basle Team eventing
Gold medal – first place 1954 Basle Individual eventing
Gold medal – first place 1955 Windsor Team eventing
Bronze medal – third place 1955 Windsor Individual eventing

Albert "Bertie" Edwin Hill (7 February 1927 – 5 August 2005) was a British equestrian.

After serving in the Home Guard during the Second World War, Hill became an amateur jockey in point-to-point racing. He went on to represent Britain in three-day eventing, winning a gold medal at the 1956 games in Stockholm along with a host of other international trophies.

In the 1960s, Hill and his wife opened a riding school at Rapscott on Exmoor, training a number of future international riders including Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips.


Obituary of Bertie Hill, Daily Telegraph Newspaper, 30 August 2005