Woman falls off horse at beach in Frinton-on-Sea and taken to hospital with head injury

The incident happened at the beach at Frinton-On-Sea, Essex.

The incident happened at the beach at Frinton-On-Sea, Essex. - Credit: Andrew Partridge

A woman who fell off a horse on a beach in north-east Essex was in hospital with a head injury yesterday.

The 45-year-old suffered the injury in The Leas, Frinton-on-Sea at around 10.20am.

Coastguards and paramedics were called to the scene before the woman was taken to Colchester General Hospital for further treatment.

An ambulance spokesman said it was not known if her injuries were life-threatening but said she was “conscious and breathing” while paramedics were initially treating her.