Horse Euthanized After Fall at Poplar Place

It’s with heavy hearts that we’ve learned of a horse death that occurred this morning at Poplar Place Farm’s November horse trials. Jacel Galloway of Covington, Ga., and her horse Visionary Patriarch, a Cleveland Bay gelding, fell at fence 7 on the Open Preliminary cross-country course. According to a press release posted on the Poplar Place website, Jacel was not injured in the fall, but the horse suffered critical injuries and was humanely euthanized at the accident site. The EN team sends our deepest condolences to Jacel and all who knew Visionary Patriarch. RIP.

From Poplar Place press release:

This morning, November 10, at Poplar Place Farm November Horse Trials, rider Jacel Galloway from Covington, Ga., had a fall at fence 7. Rider, Jacel, was not hurt in the fall, but her horse Visionary Patriarch was critically injured and was humanely euthanized at the site of the accident.

The committee extends its heartfelt condolences to Jacel Galloway for this wonderful and courageous horse.

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