The Navarran rider
, 43, died this Sunday as a result of the kick that one of her horses accidentally gave her, according to the Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation (RFEH).
"Deep sadness for the fatal accident of the horsewoman Elena Legarra. Shortly after having competed in the Northern League in Jaizubía, she lost her life due to a kick to the thorax of one of her horses when she wanted to unload it. Our condolences. in peace, "lamented the RFEH on its social networks.
The Higher Sports Council also wanted to fire Legarra with a message on his Twitter profile.
"We want to send our deepest condolences to the RFHE and Elena's family and friends. Losing someone close is never easy. All our support and encouragement," they offered from the public body.
The event took place at the Robledales equestrian center in Zenotz, in the Ultzama Valley of Navarra, around 6:50 p.m. on Sunday.
Agents of the Elizondo Provincial Police and members of the judicial police traveled to the scene of the incident.
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