was brought up in the English countryside where he developed a passion for horses. He left England in 1965 and moved to Canada, where for a year, he was a huntsman to a pack of hounds in Ontario. From there he moved to Montreal where he set up his own recruiting firm, became an amateur whipper-in and subsequently re-introduced polo to Montreal. He has hunted throughout America and for fifteen seasons he organized and led hunting trips to Ireland. He played polo in Jamaica, The Dominican Republic, Argentina and the USA. He has five children and lives on his horse farm in St. Polycarpe, Quebec.