British endurance team member Katie Smith is out of action following a hunting accident

Katie Smith, a member of Britain’s endurance team at the World Equestrian Games and well-known in the hunter showing and Arab racing world, will be confined to bed for at least eight weeks after breaking her pelvis in four places in a hunting accident.

“Katie was riding a youngster when it slipped up on the road and fell on top of her,” said her father Bill Smith, the former leading national hunt jockey who has now turned his hand successfully to showing and Arab racing.

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