Remembering Hannah Serfass, A Tragic Loss for the Equestrian Community

…By Larry John for TDPel Media. The tragic death of Hannah Serfass, a 15-year-old equestrian, has left many people wanting to know more about her family.

In this article, we will look at the circumstances surrounding Hannah’s death and explore what is known about her parents.

Hannah Serfass’ Death

Hannah Serfass passed away on Sunday while participating in a jumping competition at Fox Lea Farms in Venice, Florida.

The United States Equestrian Federation reported that she suffered a “rotational fall” that was not related to her jumping effort.

Despite being rushed to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, she later passed away.

The horse she was riding at the time of the incident was named Quaxx 2, a 12-year-old Holsteiner.


Police officers who spoke with news representatives said that the horse stumbled halfway through the event, causing the young equestrian to fall and overturn.

Hannah’s head hit the ground after the horse fell, leading to her untimely death.

Hannah Serfass’ Parents

Hannah was born in 2007 in Webster City, Florida, to Janine Serfass and her father.

Janine had a lifelong passion for horses that she passed down to her daughter.

Hannah’s older sister also enjoyed horseback riding, but Hannah discovered a passion for running cross-country and track at a young age.

Her natural athleticism and competitive spirit led her to pursue horseback riding as well.

Hannah’s previous gymnastics training helped her transition to horseback riding, but it was her talent, self-control, and diligence that allowed her to excel.


As one of the youngest competitors in her division, she finished second in the SE Finals Children’s Medal in 2021.

Hannah was also homeschooled, which allowed her to balance her academic interests with her love for horseback riding.

Hannah Serfass’ Obituary

Although Hannah has not yet been laid to rest, her family has chosen to keep details about the funeral private.

The family’s grief is palpable, and they are understandably devastated by their loss.

The public outpouring of love and support for the family has been immense, with many people expressing their condolences and honoring Hannah’s memory.


Hannah Serfass’ death is a tragic loss for her family, friends, and the horseback riding community.


While the circumstances surrounding her death are still unclear, it is important to respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

The outpouring of support and condolences for the family is a testament to the impact that Hannah had on the people around her.

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