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Funeral for Talented Showjumper in Portesham

Ella Pallister

7:44am 15th February 2013

The funeral of a Dorset schoolgirl who tragically died in a horse riding accident will take place today (Friday 15th February) in Portesham.

17 year old Ella Pallister was a bright student , an all round sportsman with a real talent for horse riding.

She was injured in a tragic accident at Kingston Maurward College while competing in a British Show Jumping event on January the 30th.

She's been described by her peers at the Thomas Hardye school where she was studying as popular, hardworking and a lovely vibrant young person.

Her funeral service will be held at St. Peter's church in her home village of Portesham at 2pm.

Her family have said all are welcome to attend.

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