Nine injured when horse breaks loose

first_imgSACRAMENTO – Six children and three adults were injured Thursday at a Sacramento school when a horse on display for the students got spooked and ran through a crowd.Authorities said the horse was spooked by children who were shouting and waving metallic gold streamers during a jog-a-thon being held to raise money for Bradshaw Christian School. The horse bolted into the crowd of about 100 students, parents and teachers, dragging an adult behind. The nine who were injured were taken to area hospitals with minor to moderate injuries. Randall Williams, a school official, said none of the injuries was considered serious. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl eventThe school has about 740 students from preschool through 11th grade. The horse had been brought to the school by a parent to be petted by the children and was in a makeshift corral in a corner of the field when it escaped from its owner. The parent eventually was able to capture the horse. – Associated Press 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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