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  • #2
    That is scary and amazing!!
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    • #3
      OMG. At first I thought it was a Halloween joke! How horrifying.

      A better article:



      • #4


        • #5
          Of course it's a Halloween joke.....if your head came off, not only would you be unable to pick it up (how would you see?) but you'd die of massive blood loss.


          • #6
            Originally posted by Hinderella View Post
            Of course it's a Halloween joke.....if your head came off, not only would you be unable to pick it up (how would you see?) but you'd die of massive blood loss.
            Well yes, if the head was severed that would be the case.

            I'm amazed this woman isn't paralyzed!


            • #7
              Originally posted by Hinderella View Post
              Of course it's a Halloween joke.....if your head came off, not only would you be unable to pick it up (how would you see?) but you'd die of massive blood loss.
              I don't want to mention any names, but someone only looked at the picture and didn't read the article.
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              • #8
                The title is a little heavy on the hyperbole, but WHAT a lucky woman!
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                • #9
                  That is truly a horrific story

                  It is amazing that she wasn't killed or paralyzed!
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                  • #10
                    Holy manure, batman!!!!!!

                    That is one VERY lucky lady!!!!!
                    And one gorgeous hunk of horseflesh behind her!!!
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                    • #11
                      I remain skeptic. The photo did not add to credibility.


                      • #12
                        The second article someone posted is definitely the better article.

                        Also...wow...I would have thought any fracture of the neck like that would prevent someone from walking. Crazy!
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                        • #13
                          A modern St Albans?

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                          • #14
                            I work for a top-notch orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spines, and I'm going to show him this article.

                            Simply amazing!

                            And ditto the gorgeous horse remark. She looks quite lovely as well. I hope she continues to do well.


                            • #15
                              um it's the daily mail...I'll remain skeptic too.
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                              • #16
                                Be skeptical. However, it's not the first incidence of "internal decapitation" to be recorded. It DOES happen.

                                Slightly off topic, I'm interested in the technology to possibly decipher when patients are faking pain/inyuries because, whoo boy, the demand for opiates and/or permanent disability is skyrocketing. There are legit cases and many, many more suspicious cases.


                                • #17
                                  WOW ~ Jingles just don't cover something like this ~ IMHO ~
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                                  • #18
                                    If you google her name, a whole bunch of articles come up. Very interesting looking through them all.
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                                    • #19
                                      My dad broke his neck in the same spot, and doctors also referred to it as the hangman's break. He lost the use of his arms and gradually has gotten back about 95% use (you wouldn't know he has any issues to look at him, but it is hard for him to lift his arms above a certain level, his fine motor skills can be iffy, etc). It's a very very scary thing, and she is certainly lucky not only to be mobile, but to be alive!


                                      • #20
                                        If this is a true story, (and I agree, it is after all the Daily Mail), maybe the orthopedic surgeons and therapists needed more business. One does have to wonder about the sanity of someone who would ride the same horse, nevermind any horse, who would throw her, then run around so panicked that she was afraid of being stomped. Nuff said.
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