The Society is deeply saddened to report the death of Mrs Mary McGowan of Ponteland, Northumberland on 2nd December 2018 at the age of 84 years. Our sincere condolences are extended to her family and many friends.
Mary was a stalwart supporter of the Society, joining soon after its inception – her membership number was 45. She played an active part in the Society for many years, being a valued Trustee, promoting the Irish Draught horse at Shows throughout the North of England and Scotland, as well as editing and distributing the Newsletter. A true ambassador of the Irish Draught breed, Mary will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
A celebration of Mary’s life will be published in the 2019 Yearbook.