Downlands Cancara was the Lloyds TSB Black horse and Ambassador for the Bank from 1988 - 2006.
His first commercials were filmed on Pentewan Sands in Cornwall in 1989, The Black Horse galloping across a deserted beach. He then went on to star in the Legendary Service campaign.
During his career he appeared throughout England and Wales at numerous County Shows and raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for various charities.
Cancara passed away peacefully at his home in Petersfield near Hampshire in 2006.