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post #1 of 7 Old 11-06-2011, 12:15 PM Thread Starter
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RIP Hickstead <3

Showjumping rocked by death of Eric Lamaze's Hickstead - Horse & Hound

So unfortunate for the sport to lose such a great horse.
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post #2 of 7 Old 11-06-2011, 12:30 PM
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I saw the video. It was horrible! I can't believe this has happened!

May you rest in peace. His hoofprints are forever engraned in all the hearts you have touched!

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post #3 of 7 Old 11-06-2011, 12:33 PM
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Oh no! How tragic! Hickstead was an amazing horse. I remember watching him on TV when he got the 4 clear rounds at WEG. He was a truly amazing and wonderful horse. RIP Hickstead.
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post #4 of 7 Old 11-06-2011, 01:05 PM
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Sigh, that's such awful news. What a tragic thing to happen to show jumping! Hickstead was right up there with Big Ben and all the other great horses. :(
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post #5 of 7 Old 11-06-2011, 01:08 PM
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I'm glad I missed the video. Thanks for the info, I did read the link. He was such an amazing horse. I'm wondering if he blew the main aorta going into his heart.
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post #6 of 7 Old 11-06-2011, 01:34 PM
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Very sad- I missed the news. After I read this I wanted to tell my husband but kept tearing up:(
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post #7 of 7 Old 11-06-2011, 01:34 PM
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Awwwww... I loved watching him....

"all I ever dreamt about was makin' it; they ain't giving it, I'm taking it"
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