Suspect spinal injured after fall from horse | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Suspect spinal injured after fall from horse

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a farm near Te Miro on Sunday 14 May, to a woman who had fallen from a horse during a local horse riding event.

The woman was transported to Waikato Hospital with suspected spinal injuries.

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