The legendary mare of Penelope Leprevost, Flora De Mariposa, has died at the age of 15. The mare jumped up to the highest level with the French lady rider in the saddle.
Haras de Clarbec made an announcement about the dead of the mare: "It is with deep and infinite sadness and tremendous heartbreak that we announce the disappearance of our fantastic mare Flora de Mariposa who has just been brutally ripped off from us, terraced by a lightning endotoxemia.
Legend mare, Flora scored everyone who had the chance to cross her path and the many spectators who saw her evolve in competition. Gold medalist with the French team at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, winner of the Lyon and Oslo World Cup Grand Prix and the CSI5* Antwerp Grand Prix, winner of the La Baule and Rotterdam Nations Cups, Vice Champion from the World to Caen with the French team... Twice horse of the year in 2016 and 2017, Flora was an exceptional mare. Together with Penelope Leprevost, she has given her unwavering support to France and makes the heart of the planet horse beat by filling us with strong emotions and happiness".