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Dead Champion. Dead Hickstead
13.12.december2011 12:23

6 october at 15.25, as he was leaving the arena after his successful jumping round Hickstead, the horse ridden by Canadian Eric Lamaze, suddenly collapsed. The veterinary services were immediately in attendance, but unfortunately the horse was already dead. 

An autopsy to determine the cause of death is scheduled in the coming days. 

Veronafiere, Organising Committee, were fully supportive of the request of the riders not to continue the competition and would like to express their affection and love towards one of the greatest horses in the history of the sport and his rider Eric Lamaze.

A minute's silence was held in the arena out of respect.


Last minute live  here..


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