@HoofcareJournal writes: Yes, his name really was Pooh Bear, and he was one for the veterinary textbooks. After surviving laminitis earlier in his life, the pony came back to win again after several tendon injuries and a diagnosis of Cushing's disease (PPID).
In the end, the laminitis related to his PPID dictated the horse owner's difficult decision.
Be sure to read this article on the Horse and Hound web site. Just click on the headline or image to read it.
And, of course, his harness-mate was named Piglet.