COC statement on Katharine Morel

TORONTO (March 2, 2020) – It is with great sadness that we learned of Canadian eventer Katharine Morel’s passing, following an accident at the Rocking Horse Winter III Horse Trials in Altoona, Florida. She and her horse, Kerry On, an 8-year-old Thoroughbred mare, fell at fence 8 in the Open Intermediate B division. Kerry On did not survive the accident. The Canadian Olympic Committee would like to extend its condolences to Katharine’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Katharine was 33 years old.


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