Showing 1 of 3 20

  • 20
  • 40
  • 60
  • 100
  • all
Irish Olympian Damian Gardiner Loses Cancer Fight

Irish Olympian Damian Gardiner Loses Cancer Fight

Showjumper Damian Gardiner lost his brave battle with esophageal cancer on September 11....
Read More

Two Equestrians Die after Wellington Car Crash

Two Equestrians Die after Wellington Car Crash

International show jumper Andres Rodriguez died hours after a fatal car crash claimed the life of his passenger early Monday morning in Florida. Alcohol was a factor in the single vehicle accident, according to officials....
Read More

A necropsy found Jaeda suffered from an acute diaphragmatic hernia.

Two Horses Die over Weekend Eventing

Two event horses - Jaeda and All Aboard - died at different North American competitions over the weekend, but not due to the courses....
Read More

Frank Chapot and Good Twist

Show Jumping Legend Frank Chapot Dies

Six-time Olympian Frank Chapot died Monday, June 20 in New Jersey at the age of 84. The show jumping legend bred Gem Twist. ...
Read More

UPDATE: Scott Langton Death Ruled Suicide

Death Investigation Closed Update October 30, 2017 Florida authorities have ruled the death of former veterinarian Scott Langton a suicide. The District Nine Medical Examiner's office states Langton's cause of d...
Read More

Justin Nelzen Death Ruled Suicide

Justin Nelzen Death Ruled Suicide

Silent Crisis A Montgomery County, TX pathologist ruled Justin Nelzen, the 40-year-old owner of EquiPro, committed suicide by hanging. He died at his residence on Wednesday, January 11. Nelzen worked as a farrie...
Read More

Animal lover killed by pitbull

Equestrian Mauled to Death by Pit Bull

Georgia Equestrian A Georgia equestrian was mauled to death Monday by her boyfriend's pit bull while he was at work, according to authorities. Michelle Wilcox, 30, of Savannah, was found dead in a horrific scene at t...
Read More

Jumper rider Becca Weissbard, of New York, dies after a tragic riding accident at HITS Saugerties.

Horse Rider Dies after Fall at HITS Saugerties

Rebecca 'Becca' Weissbard, of Manorville, was competing at the HITS-on-the-Hudson VII hunter/jumper show. The accomplished rider won a 1.0-meter jumper class with the mare Remember Me prior to her accident this aft...
Read More

Equestrian Critically Wounded in Arapahoe School Shooting

Equestrian Critically Wounded in Arapahoe School Shooting

A school shooter left equestrian Claire Davis critically wounded during Friday's shooting at Arapahoe High School in Colorado. ...
Read More

Scott Langton cocaine possession, schedule IV drugs, DUI

STATE OF FLORIDA vs. SCOTT JOSEPH LANGTON

Florida equine veterinarian Scott Langton, DVM is charged with possession of cocaine, a schedule IV drug, DUI and other charges. ...
Read More

'Lord of the Rings' Horse Shadowfax Dead

'Lord of the Rings' Horse Shadowfax Dead

Blanco is best known around the world as Shadowfax for his role in the Lord of the Rings....
Read More

Those That Shine The Brightest

Those That Shine The Brightest, Cannot Shine for Long

Monensin toxicity is to blame for the horses' deaths at Masterpiece Equestrian Center. Click to read a poem by one of the children who loss her horses....
Read More

Notorious Father of Mclain Ward Dies

Notorious Father of Mclain Ward Dies

The Castle Hill family is mourning the loss of Barney Ward who lost his battle with prostate cancer on October 27. Ward was the father of two-time show jumping Olympic team gold medalist Mclain Ward....
Read More

McLain Ward's Sapphire Succumbs to Colic

McLain Ward's Sapphire Succumbs to Colic

A show jumping star was lost Sunday. Sapphire, the mare known for her triumphant career with McLain Ward that included Olympic team gold medals in 2004 and 2008, died from from colic. Enjoy a video tribute of her illustr...
Read More

Murdered Equine Veterinarian Emily Champion

Funeral Scheduled for Murdered Equine Veterinarian

Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for the Louisiana equine veterinarian gunned down, along with her parents, in their Kentucky home on Sunday. Visitation and funeral services are being held for Emily Champion, DV...
Read More

State Rep. Sue Wallis Dead

State Rep. Sue Wallis Dead

A polarizing figure, the rancher was also known to many in the horse industry as "Slaughterhouse Sue." Wallis led a passionate fight to return horse slaughter plants to U.S. soil for human consumption....
Read More

Rider Dies After Fall at Winter Equestrian Festival

Rider Dies After Fall at Winter Equestrian Festival

Anne Heyman died Friday after a fall from her horse during the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival....
Read More

Dr. Midge Leitch: Horse Advocate Dies After Brave Cancer Battle

Dr. Midge Leitch: Horse Advocate Dies After Brave Cancer Battle

After a long battle with cancer, Midge Leitch, VMD, DACVS, a woman known widely as a champion for equine welfare issues, died Saturday....
Read More

Famed Polo Player Carlos Gracida Dies

Famed Polo Player Carlos Gracida Dies

Polo legend Carlos Gracida died on February 25, 2014 after a freak accident during a polo tournament in Wellington....
Read More

Canadian Equestrian Bryan Anderson Killed in Riding Accident

Canadian Equestrian Bryan Anderson Killed in Riding Accident

Bryan Anderson was considered an ambitious international competitor, and was named to the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) short list in 1987. In 1990, Anderson represented Canada as a member of the CET at the 1990 Wo...
Read More