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Pat Smythe
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Born in Barnes, London
Born on 22nd of November 1928
Died on 27th of February 1996

Born 1928. Died 1996 - English showjumper and writer.

Member of British show jumping team from 1947 to 1964. First woman to ride in the Olympic Games in 1956. Won European championship four times on Flanagan. Wrote over 20 books including children’s books and her autobiography.

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