Solihull Riding Club - updated statement Wednesday 17 July
We are deeply saddened to confirm that Mrs Clare Bedford died as a result of a fall whilst competing, during the cross country phase, at the Solihull Riding Club one day event on Saturday 13 July.
Clare Bedford was aged 31 and from Rugby, Warwickshire. Clare’s horse was unharmed in this tragic incident.
Our thoughts are with Clare’s family and friends at this difficult time.
British Riding Clubs is carrying out an investigation into the incident and assisting the Local Authority with their usual inquiry.
Solihull Riding Club - statement Saturday 13 July
It is with the deepest regret that we announce that a rider died, following a fatal incident, whilst competing at the Solihull Riding Club one day event today. The next of kin have been informed. Solihull Riding Club extend their deepest sympathy to the family of the rider at this tragic time.
Access to the grounds at SRC will be closed until further notice.
No further information will be released at this time.