In this Charlotte Observer file photo, Nick Dello Joio, a competitive horse rider, rides Armaged'ick in the 2017 Tryon Summer VII CSI 2 at Tryon International Equestrian Center. On Friday, Eirin Bruheim filed a lawsuit saying her international equestrian career ended abruptly when her million-dollar horse was spooked by lightning and fell on her during a 2015 competition at the center.
In this Charlotte Observer file photo, Nick Dello Joio, a competitive horse rider, rides Armaged'ick in the 2017 Tryon Summer VII CSI 2 at Tryon International Equestrian Center. On Friday, Eirin Bruheim filed a lawsuit saying her international equestrian career ended abruptly when her million-dollar horse was spooked by lightning and fell on her during a 2015 competition at the center. Jenna Eason jeason@charlotteobserver.com
In this Charlotte Observer file photo, Nick Dello Joio, a competitive horse rider, rides Armaged'ick in the 2017 Tryon Summer VII CSI 2 at Tryon International Equestrian Center. On Friday, Eirin Bruheim filed a lawsuit saying her international equestrian career ended abruptly when her million-dollar horse was spooked by lightning and fell on her during a 2015 competition at the center. Jenna Eason jeason@charlotteobserver.com

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