Goodbye Jack

The showjumping world is shaken by the tragic death of one of its brightest young stars.

It is with great sorrow and affection that the International Jumping Riders Club has learnt of the death of the talented young Irish rider Jack Dodd. His family and friends are in our thoughts.

A recent member of the Young Riders Academy, despite his young age, Jack was already well known at international show jumping arenas around the world.  With immense admiration for all that he had already achieved, the IJRC with its Director Eleonora Ottaviani, also council member and co-founder of the Young Riders Academy, will  treasure Jack's memory, in the certainty that his exceptional talent would have taken him far.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Jack, and to all those who were fortunate enough to work alongside him within the sport.