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Immediate Press Release From Florida Horse Park

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  • Immediate Press Release From Florida Horse Park

    IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE -- November 17th, 2007 @3:27PM. The United States Equestrian Federation and the Florida Horse Park regret to report that Eleanor Brennan died as a result of injuries sustained in a fall on cross-country at the Florida International 3-Day Event and Ocala Fall Horse Trials in Ocala, Florida. Her horse, Mister Barnabus, was also fatally injured. The United Stated Equestrian Federation and the Florida Horse Park wish to extend their deepest condolenses to Ms. Brennan's family and friends.
    If the Number 2 pencil is so popular, why is it still number 2?

  • #2
    I am so sorry to hear this. Condolences to her family & friends.

    You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-day. --Gry2Yng


    • #3
      OMG That is terrible! I never met her but just left her a message about a job. Oh devastating news, I am so sorry to hear it. So very sorry. Jingles to all who knew and loved her, it sounds like she lived a full life.
      Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. - William Jennings Bryan



      • #4
        Oh no. I absolutely cannot believe this.


        • #5
          That is very sad news

          Anyone know how/what happened??


          • #6
            how absolutely horrible


            • #7
              A friend of mine called me with the news and left me a voice mail. I am just sick over this. My deepest condolences to the family.
              Lori T
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              • #8
                Does anyone know what happened? I can't believe it took both her life and her horse's. Her family and friends are in my prayers.
                Platinum Equestrian - Florida, USA


                • #9
                  hi all. yes very bad deal today. seems the horse just never picked up his feet at the second to last fence on the 2 star course. big table, 2 from home. he chested it and they had a rotational fall. the horse looked to have maybe broken his neck and he did fall onto her. my thoughts and prayers are for her family and friends.

                  ride it like you stole it! "ralph hill"


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by maxxtrot View Post
                    hi all. yes very bad deal today. seems the horse just never picked up his feet at the second to last fence on the 2 star course. big table, 2 from home. he chested it and they had a rotational fall. the horse looked to have maybe broken his neck and he did fall onto her. my thoughts and prayers are for her family and friends.

                    Exactly what I heard. A friend saw it happen and said the horse just never picked his feet up, even though he looked ready to jump it right in stride. Maxed out table 2 from the finish.

                    Horrible tragedy, my deepest condolences to friends and family.


                    • #11
                      Just awful!

                      Condolences to those close to her and her horse. Also those at the horse park.


                      • #12
                        Lord, how awful. I wonder if he ruptured an aorta and COULDN'T jump. Very, very sad.
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                        • #13
                          How utterly tragic.

                          Local Fox News report -- sounds like they suspect something went wrong in the horse just prior to the jump.

                          Condolences to all.


                          • #14
                            Very sad news.


                            • #15
                              She used to post here all the time, years ago, as TopBritYR. On her former horse Bailey, she was, according to her Web site, the youngest person to complete Badminton. Also according to her Web site, she recently moved back to train out of Plain Dealing Farm, where she formerly was a working student for Kim Severson.


                              How terribly sad. Someone so dedicated to the sport and with so much promise. Condolences and prayers to her family and friends.
                              I evented just for the Halibut.


                              • #16
                                This is the most horrible, horrible news I have read in a long time.


                                • #17
                                  such a tragedy. she was so young and such a lovely girl. my prayers are with her family and friends. poor horse.


                                  • #18
                                    Tragic for all involved. My condolences to her friends, family and everyone at the Florida Horse Park.
                                    If you believe everything you read, better not read. -- Japanese Proverb


                                    • #19
                                      How tragic . Condolences to her family and friends.


                                      • #20
                                        Oh, this is awful. Thinking of her family tonight...