Sad Loss of Olympic Event Rider and His Horse

nikosbrihmaniPublished: July 6, 2017Updated: July 7, 20171,330 views
Published: July 6, 2017Updated: July 7, 2017

Two Olympic event stallions have been euthanized as of late, with the loss of 2004 US group bronze medalist Carrick, and New Zealand’s Clifton Lush, who went to Rio 2016. Clifton Lush passed away of last month at the age 18 in the wake of supporting a genuine damage while dashing around his enclosure. He was Jock Paget’s Rio 2016 steed yet was pulled back before the beginning in the wake of cutting the side of his face on a pipe at the Olympic stables. He required a two-hour operation with 100 joins and was not able to wear a bit thereafter.Carrick, the mount of John Williams at the 2004 Games in Athens, was euthanized on April 14 at 25 years old subsequent to anguish wellbeing intricacies. He had been looked after by Ellen Chaney, who stated: “He was in no torment and it was all exceptionally tranquil. Carrick was amazing: astute, kind, presumptuous, liberal. He has left an enormous void here.” Carrick and Williams were 28th in the individual rankings in Athens, with the US group winning bronze. He additionally completed second at the Kentucky Three-Day-Event in 2002, and fourth at Burghley the next year.

Carrick was a Canadian Sports Horse, by Cozy’s Commander and out of Anita (War Issue), who was by Northern Mystic, a child of Northern Dancer.

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