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Man Airlifted After Horse Lands On Top Of Him


A man is recovering from serious injuries after he fell off his horse while mustering at a property at Moura.

Just before 11:00AM on Wednesday, RACQ Capricorn Rescue was tasked to retrieve a patient from the Moura airfield.

The man had been mustering on horseback when a cow allegedly caused the horse to throw the him off.  The horse then fell on top of the man.

The rider suffered suspected significant pelvis and hip injuries. The patient was initially treated by Paramedics at the scene before being transported to the Moura airfield.

He was then further stabilised by the Rescue 300 medical crew before being airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital for further scans and treatment.