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R.I.P. Kristin Webber

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  • R.I.P. Kristin Webber

    I didn't want to post this until the news was officially out. Kristin Webber, local dressage trainer at High Point Farms, was killed yesterday in a riding accident.

    Memorial service at High Point tonight at 5:00 p.m.

    Deepest condolences to the family and friends of this talented young lady, who was scheduled to be married in two weeks.

    Link to news article.
    "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief

  • #2
    OMG how incredibly sad. My condolences to her family and friends.
    Harmonys Maestro: 1992-2008 RIP
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    • #3
      So sad. Condolences to all of her people and critters.
      "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

      Spay and neuter. Please.

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      • #4
        Oh no! So sad.
        Dressage via H/J

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        • #5
          OMG. All I can offer is condolences at this time..
          www.rideforthecurema.org Thanks to all who rode, we raised $110,000!!!
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          • #6
            Does anyone know what happened? Was she wearing a helmet?

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              #7
              I don't ride at High Point & I only know what I was told, which was from someone several degrees removed. I'm not real comfortable with hearsay on that particular point. It's sad enough. I choose to remember her as a talented young rider who was great with green horses, and contributed a great deal to the local equestrian community.
              "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief

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              • #8
                My prayers for the comfort of those left behind.

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                • #9
                  Please don't start a helmet argument. It's pointless and painful and totally inappropriate.

                  What a heartbreaking tragedy for her family and friends. My condolences.
                  "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." ~ Jack Layton

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                  • #10
                    I am very sorry to hear this. I met this girl once while horse shopping. She was young, but a class act and very professional. Its a true loss to the horse comminity.
                    My condolences.
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                    • #11
                      Very, very sad. My condolences to everyone who cared about her.

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                      • #12
                        OMGiH - her poor family! What a terrible thing. I'm so very sorry.
                        In loving memory of Laura Jahnke.
                        A life lived by example, done too soon.
                        www.caringbridge.org/page/laurajahnke/

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                        • #13
                          It's terrible. What a loss to everyone involved. Condolences to her family and friends, and all at High Point.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by barka.lounger
                            u get big old crop and bust that nags ass the next time it even slow down.

                            we see u in gp ring in no time.

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                            • #15
                              My condolences to her family and friends... and to her fiance.
                              Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                              Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                              -Rudyard Kipling

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                              • #16
                                That is simply awful. My condolences to her family and fiance.
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                                • #17
                                  I knew her - we hung out at shows and she stayed at my house once during a clinic. She was one of the nicest, most darling people you would ever meet. She will be greatly missed.

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                                  • #18
                                    http://goodhorseman.org/news.html

                                    How sad

                                    It just makes me think about the dangers of this sport.
                                    Connemaras Rock!!!

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                                    • #19
                                      How awful. What a tragic loss, and how devastating for those she left behind.

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                                      • #20
                                        That is so sad, she was so young

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