Irish Olympian Jonty Evans is being treated in hospital following a fall on the final day of the Tattersalls International Horse Trials in Ratoath, Co Meath.
The rider's condition is being monitored and treated in the Neuro Intensive Care Unit at Beaumont Hospital, having being transferred from Connolly Hospital for further treatment.
The horse Evans was riding, Cooley Rorkes Drift, was uninjured in the fall.
In a statement yesterday evening, Tattersalls International Horse Trials, said that the Irish Eventing rider Jonty Evans, fell at fence 19B, the second element of Water Complex in the CIC3* competition at Tattersalls International Horse Trials.
This morning, a statement was released from the event with an update to Evans' condition.
People have been expressing their well wishes for the rider on Twitter and hoping for his speedy recovery.
Thoughts and prayers are with Jonty Evans .... 🙏🏼🤞 #keepfighting— Laura Collett (@CollettEventing) June 4, 2018
Thoughts with Jonty Evans, family, team and connections. 🙏🏻🤞🏻 https://t.co/12O9ImajOr— Sarie Weaving (@SWeavie) June 4, 2018
Update on Jonty Evans.
“Following further evaluation at Beaumont Hospital, Jonty Evans is in the Neuro Intensive Care Unit and his condition is being monitored and treated”
We all send our love and get well wishes to Jonty 💚🖤💚— Eventing Worldwide (@EventingWWNEWS) June 4, 2018
Was hoping to have heard more about Jonty Evans condition by now. Fingers crossed it wasn't as bad as it looked— Sian Rodgers (@sianrodgers) June 4, 2018
Let’s pray for jonty Evans to have a speedy recovery #GetWellSoon— Connie Hannaway (@CHEventing1) June 4, 2018
Irish #eventing rider Jonty Evans in a stable condition at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where he will continue to be monitored following his fall @Tatts2018 (photo courtesy Lorraine O'Sullivan) pic.twitter.com/TU7ICxpU3L— An Eventful Life (@eventfulifebook) June 4, 2018
- Digital Desk