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Female rider airlifted to hospital after fall from horse

FLOWN OUT: A woman was flown to hospital after falling from a horse on a property near Boonah.
FLOWN OUT: A woman was flown to hospital after falling from a horse on a property near Boonah. Contributed

A WOMAN in her 30s was airlifted to hospital suffering suspected spinal injuries yesterday after falling from her horse on a property near Boonah.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue was called to the property just before 11am.

The woman was believed to be riding on her own when she fell from her horse.

She was treated at the scene by the Queensland Ambulance Service and a CareFlight doctor before being airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue attended another horse fall on Saturday, when a woman in her 50s fell from her horse on a property at Mt Tamborine.

She also suffered suspected spinal injuries and was flown to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition.

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