Horse falls and injures rider | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Horse falls and injures rider

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a farm west of Putaruru just after 2 pm on Saturday 30 June. A 57-year-old woman had sustained suspected pelvis injuries and a fractured wrist, after the horse she was riding fell and rolled on top of her.

She was stabilised at the scene by Intensive Care Paramedics before being flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

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