Update regarding British rider William Fox-Pitt

On Saturday 17th October, Britain’s William Fox-Pitt and his horse Reinstated fell during the cross country phase of the 2015 FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses in Le Lion d’Angers, France.
The emergency teams arrived immediately and gave William all necessary care in order to manage his transport to the Angers Hospital. The horse was uninjured.

On Saturday the following statement was released: “William has suffered a head trauma but is otherwise fine. He is comfortable and stable under sedation and will be under constant observation.”

At present, there is no change in William’s condition; he has undergone more tests and will remain sedated and under observation.

We ask that the privacy of the family is respected at this time; his family and support team are very grateful for all the concern expressed.

Further updates will be published as soon as they are made available.

All enquiries to be sent to Nina Lloyd-Jones nina@britisheventing.com/ +44 (0) 7872 685510/44 (0)2476 698855.

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