Professional cowboy Cam Billing, of Te Awamutu, remains in a
''comfortable'' condition in the spinal unit of Burwood
Hospital following his serious injury at the Outram Rodeo on
Mr Billing was competing in the open saddle bronc division
when his horse reared in the stall as the gate opened and he
was slammed into the back of the chutes.
He was not wearing protective head gear. He was airlifted by
the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter to Dunedin Hospital and
later transferred to Burwood, in Christchurch.