Katherine Morel and her 8-year-old Thoroughbred Kerry On both died on February 29, 2020, following an accident on the cross country field. They fell at one of the fences and neither of them survived the accident.
The USEA released the following statement:
“It is with our deepest regret that we announce Katharine Morel and her 8-year-old Thoroughbred mare Kerry On suffered a rotational fall at fence eight of the Intermediate level cross-country course while competing at the Rocking Horse Stables Winter III Horse Trials on February 29, 2020. The horse suffered fatal injuries and passed shortly after the fall. The rider was immediately transported by Lake County EMS to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The United States Eventing Association, Rocking Horse Stables Organizing Committee, and competition officials send our deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Katharine Morel.”
Source: eventingnation.com. Katherine was 33 years old and a rising star in the 3 Day Eventing world. Watch the video below to see an incredible video of Katherine and Kerry On From July of last year.
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