Badminton Horse Trials injuries update

  • During yesterday’s cross-country phase some riders and their horses sustained injuries. Here is the latest news on their injury status.

    Ireland’s Elizabeth Power was kept in at Frenchay Hospital overnight for observation after being knocked out when Kilpatrick River left a leg at the Irish Sport Horse Studbook Huntsmans Close.

    Fellow Irish rider Camilla Speirs (Portersize Just A Jiff) had a fall at the L200 Pick Ups and was ambulanced off course. She was initially taken to the on-site medical centre then subsequently to Frenchay with a suspected broken collarbone.

    Ingrid Klimke (FRH Butts Abraxxas) fell earlier in the day, at the gate into Huntsmans Close, and sustained an injury to her leg. She was taken to Frenchay for a precautionary X-ray to her knee.

    Karen O’Connor’s Mandiba is reported to have suffered a broken rib when falling off the Outlander Bank, after refusing the rail on top.

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