Horrible day at Pine Top

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    02-26-2012, 12:19 AM
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Horrible day at Pine Top

My deep condolences to Megan Moore on the loss of her horse the Grasshopper. He collapsed at a jump and died of a suspected aneurysm. So sad to her, her father and team CEO.

The Grasshopper Dies At Pine Top Horse Trials | The Chronicle of the Horse

What a fabulous team you were.

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    02-26-2012, 07:52 PM
Thats so sad. Its horrible when a horse dies on course =[
    02-27-2012, 10:06 PM
How heartbreaking for them... RIP
    02-27-2012, 10:15 PM
Green Broke
That's really sad.
    02-28-2012, 12:12 AM
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The video sure shows how incredibly athletic eventing is. So sad for the young woman.
    02-28-2012, 01:50 AM
12!?! Far too young that's horrible so sad!
    02-28-2012, 02:17 AM
A terrible loss.. her heart must be aching.

And what a beautiful video.. my heart was racing just watching it! Incredible woman on an incredible horse!
    02-28-2012, 09:13 PM
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It is always sad when a horse goes, but at least it was quick. There is something merciful in that, at least.
    02-28-2012, 09:16 PM
Green Broke
Sorry to hear that...
    02-28-2012, 10:03 PM
Green Broke
My trainer stabled next to them and was in the Advanced division also. She said it was a very long, hard walk back to the barn knowing Hopper would not be there :(

ETA: Hopper was Megan's heart horse. She picked him up off the meat truck and did everything with him basically herself. This is the most devastating loss she could imagine.

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