Rider in hospital after horse fall

By IH Monday 14 January 2013 Updated: 05/02 08:18

Latest News

A HORSE rider was airlifted to hospital after a fall near Hillmorton on Sunday (January 13).

The 31-year-old woman was thrown from her horse around midday and was suffering from pelvic and back pain.

A spokeswoman from Warwickshire and Northampton Air Ambulance (WNAA) said: "The WNAA crew administered pain relief and applied a pelvic splint in order to hold the pelvis together and maintain circulation in case of a break. They then immobilised her and flew her to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment."

Equestrian incidents made up nearly one in ten of all rescue missions attended by WNAA in last year.

Share This

Popular »

1 Rugby woman celebrates 40th with Lady Gaga

2 Rolling Stones in Rugby

3 Third of violent crimes fuelled by alcohol

4 M&S, Burton head to bigger out-of-town stores

5 Crime victims to have say on punishments

More news »

Plain English promise after 'horrible' police memo savaged

WARWICKSHIRE Police commissioner Ron Ball has pledged plain

Pair attacked by gang after night out

TWO men were attacked and robbed by a

In court: Animal rights activist jailed for car antics

AN ANIMAL rights activist who targeted livestock vehicles

Terror of family trapped in rising flood water

A MUM has described the terrifying ordeal of

Regional news »


Coventry Observer
Dogs kept in appalling conditions at city home

A GERMAN Shepherd dog breeder has been disqualified from keeping ...

Solihull Observer
Tory cries foul over leaflet claims

TRUTH bending and false allegations have caused a political stir ...

Leamington Observer
Crime victims to have say on punishments

VICTIMS of crime in Warwickshire can now have a say ...

Stratford Observer
Green light for Stratford Hospital

STRATFORD Hospital bosses are "delighted" after the green light was ...