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Devastation as ‘exceptional’ young event horse horrifically injured in road collision with trailer

An “exceptional” event horse aiming for the young horse World Championships suffered a “catastrophic” injury when she was hit and dragged by a flatbed trailer towed by a 4×4, which then left the scene.

On 8 July seven-year-old-mare Trend De La Cruise (Ava), who is based at event rider Vicky Tuff’s yard GHF Equestrian, was 500 yards from home returning from a hack with rider Ellie Barnard when she was struck on Monmouth Road, Monmouthshire. Ava was due to compete in the Barbury CCI3*-S the following day with GHF rider Freddie Powell.

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Article written by: Becky Murray

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