“All I Could Think of Was Her”: Catherine Tyree’s Turning Point

When Catherine Tyree’s 10-year-old mare, Free Style VH Polderhof, collapsed and died suddenly in the show ring at the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Fla., Catherine was trapped underneath the horse, breaking her foot in eight places.

Nearly two years to the day after this horrific incident, Catherine recalls the painful memory of what happened and explains how the tragedy of losing her beloved horse changed her life forever.

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