Boyfriend's heartbreaking tribute after Aussie model's freak death
Former Miss Universe Australia contestant Sienna Weir died following a tragic horse-riding accident last month.
The boyfriend of a former Miss Universe Australia contestant has shared a heartbreaking tribute after she died following a horse riding accident.
Sienna Weir, 23, died on Thursday a month after the freak accident at Windsor Polo Grounds where her horse fell, leaving her with critical injuries.
Ms Weir was a finalist in last year’s Miss Universe Australia beauty pageant, where the 180cm Sydney model made the top 15.
Her boyfriend Tom Bull shared a collection of moving photos of the pair alongside a poem by her favourite poet Edgar Allan Poe.
“I love you my sunflower girl,” he wrote, followed by the poem ‘Annabel Lee’, a story about young love torn apart by tragedy.
Photos show the couple smiling together and embracing, as he kisses her on the cheek in one snap.
Equestrian Australia offers condolences to family
Over the weekend, Equestrian Australia expressed its sympathy to Ms Weir’s family after the news of her death.
“Equestrian Australia (EA), Equestrian New South Wales (ENSW) and the Sydney Jumping Association (SJA) are deeply saddened by the loss of 23-year-old Sienna Weir, who passed away on the evening of Thursday 4 May, following injuries sustained in a serious incident last month at a Sydney Jumping Association event.
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“EA expresses its sincere condolences to Sienna’s family. Our thoughts are with them at this time. We also extend our condolences to her friends and the equestrian community, including those who witnessed the event. We wish to respect their privacy at this difficult time.”
Ms Weir’s last post to Instagram came three weeks before her accident, where she posted a series of photos from a recent photoshoot. The post has since been flooded with tributes from friends and followers.
“Real life angel, you are forever missed and in our hearts,” fellow model Sofía Reynal wrote.
“Taken from the world far too soon! RIP Sienna,” another person wrote.
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