The Banks, Coniston 3rd July 2014 14:46hrs 23/2014
The weather was dry, cloudy and mild.
The North West Ambulance Service requested our assistance with a local incident. A group of riding school horses and riders had been spooked causing multiple casualties.
The team assisted both NWAS and the North West Air Ambulance with the triaged casualties. Various injuries were treated, ranging from cuts and abrasions to possible fractures. In total one person was airlifted to Furness General Hospital, four travelled by land ambulance and three were considered well enough not to require hospital treatment. At the time it was understood that one horse required veterinary assistance.
12 Team personnel attended this call out which took 2 hours.