Eventing horse dies on US course

July 13, 2011

The US Eventing Association has reported the death of preliminary eventer Greystone's Harley, who died on the course at Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials on Sunday.


Greystone's Harley © Normandy Farms
Greystone's Harley, a nine-year-old chestnut gelding, collapsed and died of a pulmonary hemorrhage between fences on the course in Georgia early on Sunday morning.

Officials say that temperatures were in the low 70 degrees and conditions were optimal.

Owned by Normandy Farms of Keller, Texas and ridden by Kadi Eykamp, Greystone's Harley was an Irish Sport Horse who had just begun his preliminary career.