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NORCO: Nancy Kurtz-Lane Injured In Horse Riding Accident At George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center


Oct 26, 2018

Nancy Kurtz-Lane Sustained Serious Head Injury In Accident After Being Thrown From Her Horse At The George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center In Norco – Please Support The Victim By Donating To Her Facebook Fundraiser

 NORCO, CALIFORNIA (October 25, 2018) A member of the equestrian drill team in Norco identified as Nancy Kurtz-Lane was injured when she was thrown off her horse at the George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center.

According to a facebook post Nancy Kurtz-Lane was warming up fro drill practice when her horse tripped and threw her off. The victim hit her head on the ground. Norco police are saying that the horse accident took place around 7:15 p.m.

Riverside county firefighters rushed to the George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center in order to help the victim. Nancy Kurtz-Lane had to be put into a medically induced coma in order to treat brain swelling.

There was an outpouring of support on Facebook.The victim has lived in Norco since 1974 and was with the Mane Attraction Equestrian Drill Team. In a post on Facebook the team wrote:

“Prayers go out to our lovely teammate Nancy Kurtz-Lane. While at drill practice last night during warm up Nancy’s horse tripped and fell while just trotting. Nancy hit the ground landing on her head and shoulder. Nancy was unconscious and was rushed to the hospital. She is in ICU with a brain injury. This was a freak accident, for Nancy wasn’t even going very fast. Her horse just tripped and it ended up a bad fall for Nancy. Nancy’s horse is fine but please pray for Nancy. We love her! She is at Riverside Community hospital and in good hands!”

Friends of the victim have put together a donation page on Facebook in order to help with her medical bills. As of 8:41 p.m. on October 25 $4,820 has been raised.

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 Sources:

  1. PE. Norco Equestrian Seriously Injured When Thrown From Horse. 2018
  2. Horse & Rider. Safety Rules Around Horses. 2018
  3. Karen L. Weslowski. Liability for Horse Related Accidents. 2018

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