advertisement

6 hurt when horse jumps into stands at KC rodeo

Monday, June 27, 2011 | 9:48 a.m. CDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Six people were injured after a horse left the track and jumped into a crowd of spectators during a rodeo in southeast Kansas City.

Police said none of the injuries were serious after the incident shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday at the Benjamin Ranch.

A police official said two horses were being ridden by jockeys when one of them went into the  stands and struck several people.

Fire department ambulances took the injured spectators to an area hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries.

Bob Faulkner, the manager of Benjamin Ranch, said the most serious injury appears to be a broken arm.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements