For those who haven't heard, Hickstead, the fabulous showjumper ridden by Eric Lamaze died today after collapsing at the end of a jumping round. He fell over in the middle of the ring and died in front of the live telecast, for all the world to see.
I have seen the video (available on youtube) but refrained from posting it here.
I want to remember this amazing horse by the wonderful things he did, instead. I have personally seen three horses collapse the same way he did. Two in warm-up rings and one on XC. They simply dropped and died almost immediately. So sad.
Keep Eric in your prayers as he has lost a dear friend.