US Olympic Dressage Rider Still in Coma

Discussion in 'News Items' started by wattle6180, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. wattle6180

    wattle6180 Gold Member

    A warning about helmets on even our quietest schoolies :( I am guilty of not wearing my helmet enough, especially while doing flatwork :(

    Good vibes going out to Courtney and her Team.

    Courtney King Dye Still in Coma But Making Progress After Fall From Horse
    Monday March 15, 2010


    2008 US Olympic dressage rider Courtney King Dye is still in a coma after falling from a young horse that tripped while she was riding on March 3, 2010. King-Dye was apparently not wearing a helmet at the time. According to her blog on Courtney King Dressage she is recovering slowly, and it's expected she will make a complete recovery, given her age, fitness level and steely willpower. Her husband Jason Dye is posting updates on her condition as well he can, considering the circumstances.
     
  2. Northern Peregrine

    Northern Peregrine Well-known Member

    That's terrible. Hope she recovers. I never ride without my helmet ( I wear full riot gear really) I learnt the hard way to wear a helmet when loading my sometimes slightly float-phobic WB. He nearly knocked my head off on the stallion divider the other week.
     

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