Courtney King-Dye Sunday Update: Unchanged

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Mythilus ridden by Courtney King-Dye at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. © 2008 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Mythilus ridden by Courtney King-Dye at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. © 2008 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

LOXAHATCHEE, Florida, Mar. 7–Courtney King-Dye was still in a coma Sunday from a fractured skull caused when she fell with a horse that slipped from under her..

“As long as there is no change and nothing goes bad she is healing,” said Lendon Gray, a two-time Olympian who is Courtney’s longtime coach and family friend.

The Palm Beach Dressage Derby which was staging the CDI-W in this Palm Beach County community and was scheduled to compete three different horses has announced establishment of a Courtney Kind Dye Medical Assistance Fund to help cover costs of airlifting Courtney to a West Palm Beach hospital and treatment.

The Palm Beach Dressage Derby said it was kicking off the medical fund by donating income from the VIP International Club “and we ask that you all to give with us to help Courtney and her family through this difficult time.”

Courtney, 32, is based at Bel Air Farm in Millbrook, New York, during the summer and in Wellington, Florida during the winter.

On Idocus, she represented the USA for the first time at the World Cup in Las Vegas in 2007 then again in The Netherlands in 2008.

She rode Harmony’s Mythilus for the USA at the Olympic Games in Hong Kong in 2008.