Bad Day on the Trail for this Lady

Equine Mine Archive on September 28, 2009, 18:47


Breaking News, Clackamas County

Scappoose woman injured in fall from horse on Pacific Crest Trail

The Oregonian
September 28, 2009, 11:00AM

A Scappoose woman was injured Sunday on the Pacific Crest Trail after a swarm of bees spooked the horse she was riding.

Donna Tewksbury, 70, had been riding with four other women when her horse fell to the ground, knocking her off. When the animal, which was not injured, tried to stand, it stepped on Tewksbury's abdomen.

Tewksbury sustained injuries to her wrist and stomach.

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