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Girl falls from horse during equestrian event at Farming World in Faversham

By Bess Browning

An 11-year-old girl was flown to hospital after she fell from a horse yesterday afternoon.

Two ambulance crews and the air ambulance were called to Faversham Showground at about 1.30pm where the girl fell from around 4ft.

An off-duty paramedic treated her before crews arrived at the grounds next to the former Farming World site.

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance
The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

The girl was suffering from back pain but was fully conscious.

She was flown to the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford.

It is believed the rider was taking part in the Southern Counties Horse Show.

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