Katie Price came to the aid of a friend while riding yesterday (6 April) after hairdresser Melodie Pope fell from her horse, according to reports.

The pair were riding close to Ms Price’s home in Woldingham, Surrey at about 1.15pm, when Ms Pope fell off, hurting her back The Mirror claims.

Ms Price reportedly put her friend into the recovery position and called for an ambulance.

The girl was airlifted to East Surrey Hospital and is said to be stable.

A source told the newspaper: “Katie was shocked when she turned around to see her mate on the ground in a heap. It was a very nasty fall.

“Katie has ridden horses all her life and has seen her fair share of riding accidents. Nothing fazes her.”

Ms Price is reported to have cancelled modelling shoots and filming of her ITV2 documentary What Katie Did Next to stay with her friend.