Hello, fellow horse enthusiasts! It’s me again, your friendly neighborhood equestrian.
Today, I’m bringing you a story that’s been making waves in our community.
It’s about a fellow horse lover and TikTok star, Emmie Sperandeo, who recently experienced a life-altering accident.
Content: Emmie Sperandeo, a beloved figure in the TikTok community with a following of 1.6 million, recently faced a horrifying accident at an Arizona ranch.
While riding, her horse fell, causing her severe head injury.
This unfortunate incident resulted in two fractures in her skull, as reported by a GoFundMe page set up by her family.
Emmie was engaged in cattle moving when the accident occurred. The impact of her head hitting the ground was so intense that it could be heard from a distance.
Emmie’s father, Marino Sperandeo, shared these chilling details with AZ Family.
Emmie’s journey to fame involved sharing her ranch work and travels across the US on social media.
Recently, she had been chronicling her move from Montana to Arizona.
However, this accident has left her unable to remember her successful career as a social media influencer.
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Emmie’s recovery has been challenging. She spent over a week unconscious but has since awakened and improved enough to leave the ICU.
However, her memory remains fragmented due to her brain injury, and she can only recall events from about seven to 14 years ago.
Despite her memory loss, Emmie has been receiving an outpouring of support from her fans.
However, she can currently understand why she’s receiving all these letters and kind words.
Her family has been updating her fans about her condition through her GoFundMe page.
Emmie’s recovery journey is expected to be long, requiring months of rehabilitation at a full-time care unit.
Her family has shared that the cost of this treatment is incredibly high.
However, her fans and supporters have rallied around her, raising $185,000 through crowdfunding to support her recovery.
In conclusion, Emmie’s story is a stark reminder of the risks involved in our beloved equestrian pursuits.
It’s heartening to see the outpouring of support from her fans, showing the strength of our community.
As she navigates this challenging journey, we’re reminded of the resilience inherent in horse lovers like us. Here’s to hoping Emmie’s sparkle returns, one day at a time.
- Pollina, Richard. “Influencer hospitalized after horse falls on her at Arizona ranch.” May 26, 2023.
Emily is a native of Colorado, currently living in Glasgow, Scotland, working as a freelance writer. She is a long-time horsewoman, having started riding at the age of 6, then competing in dressage around Colorado and Massachusetts, where she finished her undergraduate degree in psychology.
Following a move to the UK and a PhD, she worked for a few years as a freelance horse trainer in Central Scotland. She’s interested in holistic horsemanship, fostering better communication and understanding between horses and humans, riding with lightness and softness, and she’s forever seeking out the newest research into equine behavior and psychology. When not writing, she can be found at the barn with her two equine partners, Foinavon, an ex-feral Highland pony, and Hermosa, a young Andalusian.
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