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  • Charlie Weaver

    Word has it that Charlie was badly injured at horse show and was helicoptered out. More info coming...

    [Moderator note: Here's a link to a Facebook page given later in the thread, featuring updates on Charlie's condition.]
    Last edited by Moderator 1; Feb. 23, 2010, 09:27 AM.

  • #2
    I hope he is okay. He was always one of my favorite riders to watch when I was a kid in the late 70s/early 80s.

    Any word?


    • #3
      Is there any more word on how Charlie is doing? What did happen? Hi is such a wonderful person and rider, I hate to hear he has gotten badly hurt. If that is the case all the best wishes and prayers are with him!!!


      • #4
        Charlie never missed a distance!!! In all the years I watched him show, he would lay down some beautiful trips, every time!
        "Oak Hill"
        "For The Moment"


        • #5
          Oh no!

          how horrible; did he ever recover from his last horrific fall? and, is he still employed by the same person?
          breeder of Mercury!

          remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans


          • Original Poster

            Last word was "it does not look good"


            • #7

              Thanks, but do you have any other details??? ALL MY JINGLES FOR CHARLIE!!

              It sounds like he may need LOTS !!!!


              • #8
                Operated on last night. Awake...no movement...slight sensation. That's about it. Keep prayers coming.


                • #9
                  Jingles for Charlie! Sounds like a really bad fall... what happened?
                  Different flavors of crazy, but totally NUTS. You know its true. - GreyHunterHorse



                  • #10
                    thank heavens for COTH

                    Phelps Media has nothing about this....or Phelps Sports. does anyone have any new information? Was anyone there when it happened who can enlighten us?? He is so frail, I am worried ....................
                    "Over the Hill?? What Hill, Where?? I don't remember any hill!!!" Favorite Tee Shirt


                    • #11
                      Charlie is at the trauma center in Delray. I don't want to add to any rumors, so I am reluctant to say anything, but there are obviously a lot of people seeking information and I spent a lot of time trying to find accurate info today. I have heard from a number of people who confirm that he has broken his neck, but there have been some signs of improvement in sensation and possibly movement. No one has a confirmed report of how the accident happened, other than the fact that it did not happen on the actual showgrounds.
                      I hope someone closer to the situation can provide accurate updated information on his condition and what anyone may do to help. Charlie is a wonderful person, and I think everyone is praying for him right now.


                      • #12
                        Charlie is a first rate person & rider.

                        My prayers go out to him and everyone keep him in your thoughts.
                        Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC (http://on.fb.me/1iJEqvR)~ Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver Equine Insurance Specialist


                        • #13
                          Prayers and many many jingles for Charlie.

                          \"If you are going through hell, keep going.\" ~Churchill~


                          • #14
                            Keeping him in my thoughts and prayers for a positive outcome.
                            Happily retired but used to be:


                            • #15
                              Prayers, thoughts and good juju for Charlie.
                              Jen Evans & DaBear


                              • #16
                                Jingles from the other end of the country...


                                • #17
                                  adding my jingles for one of the GREATS!
                                  "Her life was okay. Sometimes she wished she were sleeping with the right man instead of with her dog, but she never felt she was sleeping with the wrong dog."



                                  • #18
                                    Thank you for the update Chanda. Charlie is one of the finest there is. I am so worried and my prayers go out to him.

                                    *Save The Prairie Dog*
                                    \"Jean Louise, stand up. Your father\'s passing.\"


                                    • #19
                                      I hope he continues to improve. This is very sad.


                                      • #20
                                        Very sad...many jingles...and please, someone keep us updated.