Tragic Accident At Somerford Park
Eventing Horse News • 2013

From: August Horse News 2013

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Tragic Accident At Somerford Park
Up and coming event rider Tom Gadsby has tragically died after a fall on the cross country course at Somerford Park in Cheshire.

Gadsby who was from New Zealand was riding The Drover a 16 HH coloured seven year old gelding was in the CIC* when the accident happened. Gadsby and The Drover had been recently placed at Great Witchingham International and at Aston Le Walls.

Gadsby spent many years training and competing up to Grand Prix level show jumping in Germany before deciding to focus on an eventing career where he was based with Tiny Clapham.

The the whole event was abandoned shortly afterwards.