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UPDATE: Scott Langton Death Ruled Suicide

Death Investigation Closed Update October 30, 2017 Florida authorities have ruled the death of former veterinarian Scott Langton a suicide. The District Nine Medical Examiner's office states Langton's cause of d...
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Scott Langton cocaine possession, schedule IV drugs, DUI

STATE OF FLORIDA vs. SCOTT JOSEPH LANGTON

Florida equine veterinarian Scott Langton, DVM is charged with possession of cocaine, a schedule IV drug, DUI and other charges. ...
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A necropsy found Jaeda suffered from an acute diaphragmatic hernia.

Two Horses Die over Weekend Eventing

Two event horses - Jaeda and All Aboard - died at different North American competitions over the weekend, but not due to the courses....
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Justin Nelzen Death Ruled Suicide

Justin Nelzen Death Ruled Suicide

Silent Crisis A Montgomery County, TX pathologist ruled Justin Nelzen, the 40-year-old owner of EquiPro, committed suicide by hanging. He died at his residence on Wednesday, January 11. Nelzen worked as a farrie...
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Justin Nelzen the horse hero dies at 40

Justin Nelzen, Texas Flood Horse Hero, Dies at 40

Justin Nelzen became the nation's horse hero when he saved over 25 horses from Houston's raging floods last spring. Now, he is gone. ...
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Girl Dies after horse accident White Mountains Riding Club Horse Show

4-year-old Dies in Horse Accident at NH Horse Show

Update September 6, 2016 We now know the identity of the little girl that died after a horse riding accident at a New Hampshire horse show over the weekend. [caption id="attachment_11846" align="alignright" width="27...
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Jumper rider Becca Weissbard, of New York, dies after a tragic riding accident at HITS Saugerties.

Horse Rider Dies after Fall at HITS Saugerties

Rebecca 'Becca' Weissbard, of Manorville, was competing at the HITS-on-the-Hudson VII hunter/jumper show. The accomplished rider won a 1.0-meter jumper class with the mare Remember Me prior to her accident this aft...
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Animal lover killed by pitbull

Equestrian Mauled to Death by Pit Bull

Georgia Equestrian A Georgia equestrian was mauled to death Monday by her boyfriend's pit bull while he was at work, according to authorities. Michelle Wilcox, 30, of Savannah, was found dead in a horrific scene at t...
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Washington racing trainer Monique Snowden committed suicide Sunday night hours after a promising two-year-old from her stable broke down on the track.

Tragedy Strikes Racing with Trainer's Suicide

Washington racing trainer Monique Snowden committed suicide Sunday night hours after a promising two-year-old from her stable broke down on the track. "She wouldn't leave me and leave the horses like this without sayi...
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Frank Chapot and Good Twist

Show Jumping Legend Frank Chapot Dies

Six-time Olympian Frank Chapot died Monday, June 20 in New Jersey at the age of 84. The show jumping legend bred Gem Twist. ...
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The abandoned mare that recently made national headlines after she was adopted by Jon and Tracey Stewart has died.

'Paintball' Mare Lily Dies

Sudden Death The abandoned mare that recently made national headlines after she was adopted by Jon and Tracey Stewart has died. Lily passed peacefully Sunday surrounded by those that loved her, according to a stateme...
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Philippa Humphreys Fatal Eventing Fall

Philippa Humphreys Dies after Eventing Accident

A 33-year-old equestrian died Saturday after falling from her horse at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event in New Jersey, organizers confirm. Michigan resident Philippa Humphreys and her 13-year geldin...
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California Trainer Dies after Horse Spooks on Pavement

Head trauma Members of the Escondido Mounted Posse are mourning the death of one of their riders who fell Saturday after the Lakeside Western Days Parade. Fifty-two-year-old horse trainer Diana Cavender was return...
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Virginia Horse Dies from West Nile Virus

Teen Equestrian Dies at Aiken Horse Farm

The Aiken County Coroner's office has ruled the death of a 12-year-old equestrian at Paradise Farm in South Carolina an accident. Kimberley Roach, of Ohio, died of severe head trauma....
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Two Equestrians Die after Wellington Car Crash

Two Equestrians Die after Wellington Car Crash

International show jumper Andres Rodriguez died hours after a fatal car crash claimed the life of his passenger early Monday morning in Florida. Alcohol was a factor in the single vehicle accident, according to officials....
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US Olympic Eventer Karen Stives Dies

US Olympic Eventer Karen Stives Dies

The eventing community is mourning the loss of one of the sport's legends. Olympic medalist Karen Stives died on Friday after a valiant battle with lung cancer. She was 64-years-old....
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U.S. National Polo Team Member Dies in Ohio Crash

U.S. National Polo Team Member Dies in Ohio Crash

A member of the U.S. National Polo Team is dead after a three vehicle crash on Thursday. Ohio State Highway Patrol said Will Tankard, of Aiken, South Carolina, was hauling 10 polo horses when the accident happened....
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Rutgers' Lord Nelson Led Life of Accomplishment

Rutgers' Lord Nelson Led Life of Accomplishment, Dies at 42

An exceptional horse that touched the masses through his multiple careers has died at the age of 42. Lord Nelson died on April 12, 2015 at Gales Way Farm in New Jersey....
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Those That Shine The Brightest

Those That Shine The Brightest, Cannot Shine for Long

Monensin toxicity is to blame for the horses' deaths at Masterpiece Equestrian Center. Click to read a poem by one of the children who loss her horses....
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Murdered Equine Veterinarian Emily Champion

Funeral Scheduled for Murdered Equine Veterinarian

Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for the Louisiana equine veterinarian gunned down, along with her parents, in their Kentucky home on Sunday. Visitation and funeral services are being held for Emily Champion, DV...
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