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    11-06-2011, 02:16 PM
  #11
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Originally Posted by Spyder    
Saw the video. I am guessing heart failure. He always put a lot of effort into his jumps that maybe his heart just gave out.

Just an addition this is what I mean by putting ''effort'' into his jumping...like over the standard.

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    11-06-2011, 02:42 PM
  #12
Weanling
I can't find the video, can someone pm me the link?
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    11-06-2011, 05:36 PM
  #13
Foal
I was lucky enough to see Eric and Hickstead compete at Spruce Meadows multiple times this summer... An amazing team! So sad :(
     
    11-06-2011, 07:35 PM
  #14
Started
Unbelievable. How old was he anyway?
     
    11-06-2011, 07:39 PM
  #15
Weanling
I am truly shocked by Hickstead's sudden passing. Canada and the whole world has lost a horse of unparalleled greatness. There is an immense void in my heart.
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    11-06-2011, 07:44 PM
  #16
Weanling
Hickstead was 15 years old.
     
    11-06-2011, 08:06 PM
  #17
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Originally Posted by Paintlover1965    
Hickstead was 15 years old.
Stallions often don't live a long life.
     
    11-06-2011, 08:34 PM
  #18
Showing
I was heartbroken when I watched the footage. What a horrible thing to happen.
     
    11-06-2011, 08:37 PM
  #19
Started
So sad,he was a beautiful horse to watch,true athlete.May he RIP

I can't believe that the vultures are out all ready,PETA followers are already spewing there animal cruelty comments
Olympic show jumping champion Eric Lamaze's horse Hickstead dies during event - Winnipeg Free Press
     
    11-06-2011, 11:08 PM
  #20
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Spyder    
Stallions often don't live a long life.
I've never heard of that.. o.o At my last barn, my trainer had two stallions in their late 30s.
     

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