A 12-year-old boy is in critical condition at Waikato
Hospital after being kicked in the head by a horse.
The boy was leading the horse at Tauranga Racecourse in
Greerton yesterday afternoon when he was kicked.
He was taken to Tauranga Hospital with serious head injuries
and was last night transferred to Waikato Hospital.
A hospital spokeswoman said the boy was currently in a stable
condition on a hospital ward.
- Bay of Plenty Times