Teen in hospital after horse fall
A TEENAGER has been taken to hospital after a horse stood on her chest.An ambulance was called to the indoor equine area of Otley College, near Ipswich, at just after 11am today.
A TEENAGER has been taken to hospital after a horse stood on her chest.
An ambulance was called to the indoor equine area of Otley College, near Ipswich, at just after 11am today.
The 17-year-old girl was then taken to Ipswich Hospital by paramedics.
A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Trust said it is believed the horse stood on her chest following a fall.
He described her injuries as “potentially serious” but was unable to give any more information.
A spokesman for Otley College said first aid staff were immediately on hand to look after the student and an ambulance was called.
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“Accidents unfortunately do happen but this was an isolated incident involving an equine student and a horse,” he said. “The health and welfare of our students is our primary concern and this will continue to be the case.
“We would like to pay tribute to the speed and effectiveness of our first aid staff and we wish the student a speedy recovery.”