From: March Horse News 2013
Fatal Accident At Barroca d'Alva
During the Barroca d'Alva horse trials which take place in Portugal on the 2nd of March, experienced French rider Mr Bruno Bouvier suffered a fatal accident whilst out on the cross country phase of the CIC2*.
Mr Bouvier was riding the 10 year old gelding Arcilloso III on the cross country phase when at the triple brush at fence 5 the pair suffered a rotational fall that proved fatal for Bruno Bouvier with the horse unhurt in the fall.
Bouvier was a regular competitor at many of the leading three day events including Burghley, Blenheim and Badminton which he and his horse Harry completed on an impressive 5 occasions.
Horse Show Dates
With the eventing season now underway the next 4* events fast approaching are at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event and the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials.