On June 26, 2022, at approximately 7:09 p.m., Ponoka RCMP were dispatched to the Ponoka Stampede Grounds to assist EMS with a injured female.

RCMP can confirm that a 30-year-old female was thrown off her horse and then trampled by other horses. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries. 

This matter is now being investigated by Occupational Health and Safety, and therefore no further comments can be made.