Bruce Mandeville

Class of 1985-1986

The doctors said he’d never ride again. “I was jumping a horse in the back field of the farm I was working on,” recalls Bruce Mandeville, “and the horse stumbled on landing and fell underneath me. My knee hit a boulder. It shattered my femur in five places. Getting from the ground onto the stretcher was the most painful experience of my life. I had lots of surgical hard- ware implanted. But it wasn’t that bad an injury. I didn’t have any trouble getting back in the saddle" ...