Tough Break

Oh dear god, nightmare alert, nightmare alert. When Thea Maxfield fell from her horse she had no idea she’d snapped her neck until she went to stand up and her head stayed where it was. Ewh. Known as a “hangman’s break” Maxfield had to cup her hands around her head and then carry it  to  avoid being stomped to death by the now distressed horse. After staggering to safety while holding her head in place she was rushed to hospital. Miraculously she has made a full recovery and back riding.


Filed under All That Is Wrong With The World, That's Gotta Hurt, You Go Girl!

7 responses to “Tough Break

  1. Fairy Face

    That would have been a tad scary Loon.

  2. Susi Spice

    omg…. that is freaky weird…usually people die right away! or end up ala christopher reeve

  3. Yea, I couldn’t deal with that one either. I’d just die of shock. Well, also of the broken neck I guess.

  4. Shouldn’t a ‘hangman’s break’ by definition be kinda ‘fatal’ ?

  5. thats why I stay off horses.

  6. That’s disgusting and very sad…. and TOTALLY AWESOME! ZOMG…. LIKE WHOA!!! Uhh… erm… sorry about that. *clears throat* So yes, that’s very saddening and unfortunate.

  7. Allyson

    Holy crap! That woman is incredibly lucky.

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