Cardiopulmonary-Related Problems Cited in Horse Deaths at Florida Event

The sport of eventing lost two equine athletes during the cross-country phase of Red Hills Horse Trials CIC***-W in Tallahassee, Fla., on March 15. Jonathan Holling’s 1996 bay Irish Thoroughbred gelding Direct Merger, owned by Janet Olsen, collapsed and died on the CIC*** course. Missy Miller’s Connemara gelding Rowdy Boy fell while negotiating fence 17 on the Advanced course and died within

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