Archives by date
You are browsing the site archives by date.
By Susan Salk on May 18, 2012
How Carlos Pardo remembers his accident is in disconnected fragments. One moment, riding in a small schooling show in Ocala, Fla., aiming his horse at a jump, and the next, waking up in a hospital bed with his father beside him. His father, a horseman from a long generation of horse-owners, helped him piece together the story. His mount had spooked at something, possibly a backfiring trailer, while Prado was doing his class, and took off. Pardo fell out of the saddle and hit the ground, but a foot remained lodged in the stirrup. “I was dragged back to the […]