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Dayton OH local barn owner/eventer severely injured in fall

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  • Dayton OH local barn owner/eventer severely injured in fall

    The owner of Cedar Springs Farm in Cedarville, OH suffered a severe spinal injury as the result of a fall during a jumping school this past Saturday December 8th.

    She is recovering from surgery to stabilize her injuries at Miami Valley Hospital.

    I am sure she and her family are going to need as much support as the Dayton equine community can muster in every way you can imagine.

    Please keep her and her family in your prayers.

  • #2
    Will do, thanks for letting us know, someone here may know them personally.

    Accidents can happen so fast.
    Hoping the recovery will be quick.


    • #3
      "Police officers are public servants. Not James Bond with a license to kill."


      • #4
        Jingles from the whole herd here
        To be loved by a horse should fill us with awe, for we hath not deserved it.


        • #5
          That is rough. The woman, her family and friends are in my thoughts and I wish her a speedy, full recovery.


          • #6
            OP Can you let us know what she might need? Poor Kristen. Hope all goes well.


            • Original Poster

              Originally posted by SLR View Post
              OP Can you let us know what she might need? Poor Kristen. Hope all goes well.
              Prayers. Lots of them.

              I just got back from the barn.

              Her husband has help to run the farm during the workday for the immediate future. I plan on doing as much as I can to help him on the weeknights that I am there to ride and on weekends.

              I'm sure help will be needed when she comes home.

              I don't know.....this is overwhelming......I was riding in the clinic with her and all of this has shaken me to the core.


              • #8
                I've let a few people know--Kristen's been here a couple of times to ride in clinics & we're friendly. Poor thing! Please let those of us that aren't local know what we can do to help.


                • #9
                  So sorry to hear this. Hope she recovers soon.
                  I saw the angel in the marble and I set him free. - Michaelangelo


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                    • #11
                      I don't think I know her, but I am semi-local and willing to help if there is anything I can do. For now prayers and jingles!
                      ~Former Pet Store Manager (10yrs)
                      ~Vintage Toy Dealer (rememberswhen.us)
                      ~Vet Tech Student
                      Mom to : 2 Horses, 4 Dogs, 2 Cats


                      • Original Poster

                        Originally posted by shayaalliard View Post
                        I don't think I know her, but I am semi-local and willing to help if there is anything I can do. For now prayers and jingles!


                        • #13
                          Major jingles! What a nightmare for her and those close to her--
                          "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                          Spay and neuter. Please.


                          • #14
                            More close to home than I thought- she was schooling with my trainer.
                            ~Former Pet Store Manager (10yrs)
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                            ~Vet Tech Student
                            Mom to : 2 Horses, 4 Dogs, 2 Cats


                            • Original Poster

                              Originally posted by shayaalliard View Post
                              More close to home than I thought- she was schooling with my trainer.
                              If you mean Emily, yes, we were schooling jumps with her when this happened.


                              • #16
                                Sending warm healing thoughts off to her; strength to her family and friends
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                                • #17
                                  I\'m not crazy. I\'m just a little unwell.


                                  • #18
                                    Oh, how sad! I teach very close to Cedarville and one of our teachers lives there. I wonder if she knows her.

                                    Sending jingles!
                                    No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
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                                    • #19
                                      Ah crap. So sorry for her and her family. Prayers for a strong recovery and thanks for sharing it!


                                      • Original Poster

                                        Sigh....no progress as of yet.