Two-year-old girl dies after falling from pony during hunt meeting in North Yorkshire

A Bedale Hunt spokesperson said the girl had fallen in a "tragic accident" and that members of the hunt were supporting her family. The incident happened on land in a village near Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

Two-year-old girl dies after falling from pony during hunt meeting in North Yorkshire

Image: A two-year-old girl has died after falling from a pony during a hunt meeting on land at Kirkby Fleetham

A two-year-old girl has died after falling from a pony during a hunt meeting, police have said.

The toddler fell on Wednesday morning while riding with members of The Bedale Hunt on land in a village near Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

On Saturday, officers confirmed the girl had died in hospital in the early hours of Thursday. Event officials said members of the hunt had been left “devastated” and were supporting her family.

A Bedale Hunt spokesperson said: “We can confirm that a tragic accident happened on Wednesday, 15 September, when a two-year-old girl fell from her pony and subsequently lost her life.

“As a community we are all completely devastated but are pulling together to support the family involved.

“Our sincere condolences go to all those affected and we urge that everybody respects the family’s privacy during what is a very distressing time.”

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Police are compiling a report on behalf of the coroner following the tragic death of a two-year-old girl who was involved in a horse riding-related incident on land at Kirkby Fleetham, near Northallerton.

“It occurred at around 8am on Wednesday and the girl died at hospital during the early hours of Thursday.

“The girl’s family are receiving specialist support while enquiries are ongoing into the incident.

“Police request that the family’s privacy is respected at this very difficult time.”

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