Tag: Obituary

Nov 11, 2020

Through the Lens: Major General Jonathan R. Burton's Funeral at Arlington National Cemetery

On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, Major General Jonathan R. Burton was laid to rest with military funeral honors and funeral escort at Arlington National Cemetery. Burton passed away at the age of 99 in Tuscon, Arizona on May 29, 2020.

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Nov 24, 2020 Eventing News

Katie Lindsay (1935-2020)

The USEA is deeply saddened to share news of the passing of Katie Lindsay, who died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her beloved dachshunds on November 23, 2020.

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Nov 23, 2020 Eventing News

Ava Hingson (2001-2020)

Ava Hingson, a 19-year-old from Cornwall, Connecticut, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in a tragic freak accident on a trail ride. Daughter of Drew and Elise Hingson, Ava was a sophomore at Sewanee: University of The South studying English Literature and was an active member of Sewanee's intercollegiate eventing team.

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Nov 05, 2020 Association News

Louis M (2005-2020)

The USEA is saddened to share that Louis M (Lissabon x Angelique M), Alexa Gartenberg’s Rheinland Pfalz-Saar gelding, was humanely euthanized on November 4, 2020 at the age of 15 due to an acute case of laminitis. His team at New Bolton Center were valiant in their efforts to save him but his case became too severe.

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Oct 05, 2020 Eventing News

Sparrow’s Nio (2003-2020)

Sparrow’s Nio (Grange Finn Sparrow X JB), a 15.3-hand 17-year-old Connemara/Thoroughbred gelding owned and ridden by Alexandra Sacksen, collapsed between fences while on cross-country in the Advanced division at the Morven Park Fall International Horse Trials on Saturday, October 3.

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Oct 03, 2020 Eventing News

Horse Collapses on Course at Morven Park International Equestrian Center

The Morven Park Fall Horse Trials Organizing Committee and the Board of Trustees of the Westmoreland Davis Memorial Foundation regret to announce the death of Sparrow’s Nio (Grange Finn Sparrow x JB), a 17-year-old Connemara/Thoroughbred gelding, owned and ridden by Alexandra Sacksen.

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Sep 04, 2020 Eventing News

Rocket Man (2014-2020)

It is with great sadness that the Caber Farm September Horse Trials Organizing Committee reports that Rocket Man lovingly know in the barn and shown previously as Warrior, a 6-year-old Oldenburg gelding (W Revenue x Moon Legacy) ridden by Erin Grandia and owned by Erin and Julie McPherson, was euthanized due to injuries sustained after getting loose from the stabling at Caber Farm on September 4th, 2020. The veterinarian was on site and immediately tended to Warrior. The members of the Caber Farm Organizing Committee wish to extend their deepest sympathy and condolences to all those connected with Warrior.

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Aug 21, 2020 Eventing News

Northern Spy (1993-2020)

The USEA is saddened to share the news of the passing of Northern Spy (All Fair x Lavender Fair VII), Heidi White’s English Thoroughbred gelding, at the age of 27. Together, White and “Farley” competed successfully at the highest levels of the sport for many years and represented the United States on the world stage.

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Aug 17, 2020 Eventing News

Arthur (1999-2020)

The USEA is saddened to share the news that Arthur (Brandenburg’s Windstar x Kelly), the Arthur Syndicate’s Irish Sport Horse gelding, passed away suddenly at the age of 21. Well-known as a dressage powerhouse and talented jumper, Arthur, with his rider Allison Springer, competed successfully at the highest levels of the sport for 10 years.

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Jul 24, 2020 Eventing News

In Memoriam: Susan Lynn (Hawkinson) Canole

Susan Lynn Canole, wife of Ray and mother to William and Emily, left us too soon. Susan was an active member of the dressage and eventing community and spent time volunteering for multiple organizations. Her passion for horses and her desire to help the community found the perfect outlet when the Richland Park Horse Trials organizers accepted her offer to help with PR.

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Jul 07, 2020 Eventing News

Some Like It Hot (2001-2020)

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is sad to report that Some Like It Hot collapsed and died on Saturday, July 4 at the Winona Horse Trials in Hanoverton, Ohio. Some Like It Hot was a 19-year-old Thoroughbred mare of unrecorded breeding owned by Ellie Celarek.

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