Hailsham horserider airlifted to hospital

A WOMAN was airlifted to hospital after she fell from her horse in Hailsham.

The horserider, in her 20s, was riding in a field when her horse threw her just before 10.40am on Monday, July 25.

Sussex Air Ambulance were called to the scene and took 26 minutes to take the woman to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

She was given pain relief for a back injury by medical staff.