On September 9, 2013, beloved Maryland horseman, Sherlock “Shockey” Gillet, Sr. died unexpectedly while riding.

Shockey was a key organizer of the Maryland Combined Training Association Horse Trials at Jackson Hole in the 1980s, hosted Jenny Camp Evants at his Hunting Ridge Farm, also in 1980s, and served on the board of directors of the United States Combined Training Association. He continued to be actively involved in horses and eventing until his untimely death.

A celebration of Shockey’s life will be held on Saturday from 4:30-6 PM at the family home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Shockey’s name may be made to Maryland Combined Training Association, C/O Sue Page, 1940 Hunter Mill Road, White Hall, MD 21161 or Wounded Warrior Project, 112 G Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005.

Tributes to Shockey may be sent to editor@equiery.com.