November 9, 2011 - Olympic champion Eric Lamaze lost his partner Hickstead on Sunday, November 6, when the horse died suddenly and tragically at a competition in Italy, shocking the global show jumping community and leaving Lamaze devastated.
Notwithstanding this terrible loss, Eric is competing at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this week as planned and shows his support for this great Canadian event.
Given these very difficult circumstances, while Eric will make himself available to answer questions concerning Hickstead at the above-noted news conference. He will then concentrate solely on the competition and will not be available for any further media requests.
News Conference: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Location: Danson Recht
700 Bay Street (Bay and Gerrard)