What time would you prefer us to contact you?
Please complete mandatory fields
Sarah Douglas is suing Edenside Riding School for £20,000 as a result of the pain she suffered through her injuries, which occurred when her horse bolted while she changed her ill-fitting helmet, Deadline Now reports.
Ms Douglas alleges she had to miss university exams after she fractured vertebrae and ribs and continues to suffer pain since the accident in 2009.
Her claim is based on the fact the facility is negligent for not providing her with protective headwear that fitted in the first place.
Papers lodged at the Court of Session in Edinburgh say that Ms Douglas had to let go of the reigns while she swapped the helmets and so when the horse bolted she was not in a position to control it.
"[Mrs Douglas] continues to experience back pain, particularly in cold weather," her lawyers stated.
Posted by Francesca Witney
Claims Direct is a trading style of Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP.
Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (OC371153).
The registered office is: 50-52 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1HL.
Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA no 568143).
Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for insurance mediation activity.
© 2016 Slater & Gordon (UK) LLP