Tragic horseback riding accident kills Miss Australia 2022 finalist Sienna Weir
The terrible loss of Sienna Weir, a finalist in the Miss Universe Australia 2022 competition, has been felt throughout the modeling and beauty pageant industries.
The 23-year-old girl died after being critically injured in a horse riding accident a little over a month ago.
The young woman’s loved ones released a statement to the public to break the news to their followers.
Sienna Weir had a terrible accident on April 2, 2023, while out horseback riding not far from Sydney, one of Australia’s major cities.
After Weir was thrown from her horse, she was sent to Westmead Hospital.
She was given everything that could be done for her and put on life support, but despite this, she passed away on May 4.
The young woman was injured at Windsor Polo Grounds, a club on the outskirts of Sydney that caters to equestrians.
Model’s social media pages were inundated with well-wishes for her and her family as news of the accident broke.
In particular, Sienna Weir majored in literature and psychology at the University of Sydney, where she recently graduated.
Close friends of the Miss Universe Australia finalist were saddened by her passing.
“Heaven has gained the most beautiful angel. I will miss everything about you Sienna, I love you,” her partner, Tom Bull, wrote.
“We loved each other with a love that was so much more than love.”
The young lady enjoyed horseback riding so much that she competed in tournaments and competitions across Australia on weekends.
She also made it to the finals of Miss Universe Australia because of her enthusiasm for the modeling industry.