Larry Bacon Hospitalized
Noted Hackney Pony trainer Larry Bacon has been hospitalized and is in critical condition according to recent posts by Barbara Bacon on a social networking site. Per those posts, Bacon has been under a doctor’s care recently, but his current condition appears to have been unexpected. The Saddle Horse Report Online has posted that it has received similar reports as well. That site notes that Bacon is in St. Joseph’s hospital in Lexington, KY.
Bacon is a long-time and highly successful exhibitor of many champion society ponies. He has also been a noted judge at such high profile shows as the Illinois State Fair, the American Shetland Pony Congress and the Ohio State Fair.