Seaside, Ore., farrier Donald "Dwight" Downing passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. He was 70. 

Downing attended the farrier school at California Polytechnic State University. He worked as a farrier in both Oregon and California.

He also bred, raised and trained horses that he would often race at Portland Meadows and Grants Pass Downs. 

A casual celebration of his life will take place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Splitz Grill, at 2400 NE Diamond Lake Blvd, Roseburg, Ore.