Rider gets thrown from horse | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Rider gets thrown from horse

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Akitio,  shortly after 7.30pm on Monday night.

A female in her 20’s was thrown from her horse while out on a casual trek, she landed on her hip and side. Upon getting up she struggled to catch the horse and noticed her left wrist was injured.

Helicopter support was needed due to the remote area – the patient was transported to Palmerston North Hospital for treatment.


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