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‘Bright star’ of eventing dies in riding accident aged 15

A teenager who was a “bright star” of eventing has died in a riding accident.

Fifteen-year-old Iona Sclater was riding at home yesterday (Sunday, 11 August) when the accident occurred.

The teenager, who had been long-listed for the 2017 and 2019 pony European Championships, was an “exceptionally talented and dedicated young event rider”, British Eventing (BE) said in a statement.

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Article written by: Eleanor Jones

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