We are heartbroken to report that Annie Goodwin, a professional rider who competed through the CCI4* level and based in Aiken, Sc., has passed away after a cross country schooling accident at Stable View Farm at the age of 32. Stable View released the following statement to the USEA:
We at Stable View are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Annie Goodwin, a beloved local rider. She was an exceptional Eventer.
The tragic accident happened on Wednesday afternoon while schooling over a Training level obstacle. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injury shortly thereafter at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The horse was not injured in the accident.
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Annie’s family and loved ones. Please have consideration and respect for all involved during this difficult time.
Stable View will be closed for the next two weeks while our community grieves.
Our hearts and deepest sympathies go out to Annie’s family and loved ones.