Jairo Huertas, a 16-year-old Spanish rider, dies after being stepped on by his horse while training

Tragedy at the equestrian in Spain. The young rider Jairo Huertas He died this Tuesday in Valencia after suffering an accident with his horse while preparing for the Cowgirl Dressage Championship from Valencian Community. The Alicante, only 16 years old, could not recover from the serious damage that the animal caused him involuntarily.

It all happened during a training session. The horse slipped and Jairo, a first year high school student at the school The Carmelites from Alicante, suffered a fall without consequences, but when trying to get up the steed accidentally stepped on the young man and caused injuries from which he could not recover. Jairo was transferred to Hospital La Fe from Valencia already in critical condition and underwent emergency surgery.

The news has been communicated with deep sorrow for the Association of Comparsas de Moros y Cristianos de Hillock of which he was part, being one of the references in the parades as part of the comparsa los’Smugglers‘.

Pain in parting

“He illuminated our parades doing what he liked the most, always riding in front of his beloved Smuggling family giving off that light and energy that characterized him. We want to convey our deepest condolences to the Smuggling family and in particular to José and Bea, and without a doubt to Sergio. A very strong hug for all, “reads the farewell message.

His comparsa also wanted to say goodbye to him with an emotional message: “Dear Jairo! Our Jairo. You have left too soon, destiny had other plans for you. You illuminated our parades with your know-how and you stole our hearts with your kindness. and sympathy from the first moment. You will always be with us because you installed yourself in our hearts, but nothing can calm this great pain that we have. All our affection to your parents, Jose and Bea, and his brother, Sergio. DEP “.


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