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Top dressage rider on road to recovery

By Bob Silbernagel

Courtney King-Dye, one of the top dressage riders in the United States and a former member of the U.S. Olympic team, says she is on the road to recovery and plans to ride again, according to an article in Horsetalk.co.nz.

Courtney was severely injured, fracturing her skull, during a freak accident while training last March. The horse she was working stumbled during dressage excercises and fell on her.

Even before that incident, the FEI and other dressage organizations had been allowing compeitors to wear safety helmets in dressage shows, where top hats and tails have long prevailed. Now there is an even greater push to have competitiors wear safety helmets during training and warm-up, and in shows if they choose.

The photo shows Courtney King-Dye on her horse, Mythilus, prior to the accident. To read more from Horsetalk, click HERE.

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