|Amy Tryon, shown here with Leyland at the 2009 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day event, was one of America’s top event riders. Photo: Leslie Potter|
Three-day eventer Amy Tryon has passed away in her sleep at her home in Washington state according to a statement from the Professional Riders Organization (PRO). The cause of death is currently unknown.
The full statement released by PRO follows.
Our world was shattered today with the loss of Eventing great Amy Tryon, who passed away in her sleep at home. Amy’s Eventing accomplishments are legendary but it was her quiet strength, determination, courage and support of the sport of Eventing that will be remembered most. The Professional Riders Organization extends its deepest condolences and prayers to Amy’s husband Greg Tryon, her mother Jemi Cain and all of her family, friends and staff. Amy will be greatly missed by us, and we are all privileged to have known her.