Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: jockey

Jockey on road to recovery after racing accident in Blackfoot left her paralyzed

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Forty-five days after the accident, Nikeela Black sat in her room at Craig Hospital cataloging all she could remember. She recalls telling the three other riders to keep their horses in their...

‘Horseracing accident left me paralysed, but wheelchair basketball’s changed my life…’

TEN years after a devastating horse racing injury left a him paralysed from the chest down, former jockey Wayne Burton revealed how discovering wheelchair basketball has transformed his life. Mr Burton was just 24 when...

Injured Manitoba jockey Alyssa Selman determined to ride again

Selman thrown from horse, injured spine during race at Assiniboia Downs in June A Manitoba jockey who suffered a serious spinal cord injury during a race in June says she is determined to ride again. Alyssa...