The world of equestrian sport is in mourning with the sudden passing of Olivia Maltby, a young and talented horse rider from Doncaster, UK. The British Show Horse Association confirmed her death on Monday, January 22, 2024, following a tragic car accident over the weekend.
Who was Olivia Maltby?
Olivia Maltby was a promising equestrian who left a lasting impression on everyone who had the pleasure of meeting her. Known for her great sense of humour, dry wit, and resilience, she brought joy to many lives, especially her parents, Louise and Alec.
A beloved member of the British equestrian community, Olivia was a long-standing Area 3b member and a talented jockey. Her dedication to the sport and her uplifting spirit made her a cherished figure within the community.
What Happened to Olivia Maltby?
On Saturday night, January 20, 2024, Olivia was involved in a tragic car accident that unfortunately claimed her life. The shocking news has left the equestrian community devastated and in disbelief.
What was the Cause of Olivia Maltby Death?
While precise details surrounding the circumstances of the car accident remain undisclosed at this time, it is known that this tragic incident is the cause of Olivia’s untimely demise. Updates will be provided to the public as soon as they become available.
Nicola MacDonaldSaddened to hear of the passing of Olivia Maltby last night such a tragic lost to such a talented successful young rider 💔 and then today to find out of the passing of a wonderful successful little mare that brought me and Olivia together.Midtown Magic who Olivia had great success showing before Madge was retired. Here is a few pictures of the pair enjoying better times together💞 Thoughts go out to Louise and the rest of Olivia’s family at this sad time 💔
Olivia Maltby Obituary
As we mourn the loss of Olivia Maltby, we also celebrate her life and the passion and joy she brought to the sport of equestrian. A promising athlete, a beloved daughter, and a cherished member of the equestrian community, Olivia’s memory will continue to inspire those who knew her.
Katy CarterDevastating news today 😢Olivia Maltby A star was born , you were a born superstar a complete natural in that saddle and I’m honoured to of taught you and shared some fabulous memories with you . We will miss you and you were funny , dry witted , always the same and you took whatever came and you always carried on . The laughs we have had and although me and mum may have clashed we always sorted our differences, but you and poppy always remained close and that’s what the showing community is , we are like family . We see each other every week . You will always be in my memories and thoughts forever Liv ❤️ sending all my love to Alec , Lou and All the family I can’t even imagine how your feeling 💔😢God Bless you and RIP my Darling Girl
Our deepest condolences go out to her family and loved ones during this difficult time. May her soul rest in peace, and may her legacy continue to shine in the equestrian world.