12 year old Kalee Chandler is in Critical condition at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. On Saturday (5/21/16) night, Kalee was competing at a Barrel Racing event and her horse reportedly suffered a heart attack during her run. Her horse collapsed and young Kalee was trapped underneath. Reports are saying that the horse passed away.
Kalee is unresponsive at this time and on life support. UPDATE 5/23/2016: Fox4KC.com reports Kalee has passed away. Please continue to pray for her family. A Love Fund has been set up in her name by other riders in her area. The organizers wrote:
“All our Bates County family, all the rodeo families. We have set up an account for Kalee at the Community First Bank. 915 W Ft Scott PO Box 407 Butler, Mo 64730. Kalee Chandler Love Fund. We love you and the community loves you. #cowgirlupforkalee”