Riding of the Marches

Hundreds attend the 'Riding of the Marches' festival in Dumfries.

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Woman "critical but stable" after Guid Nychburris Day fall

A 55-year-old woman remains in a "critical but stable" condition in hospital after suffering a heavy fall from her horse during Guid Nychburris Day celebrations on Saturday (15th June).

Kate Hislop, from Lockerbie, was taking part in the annual Riding of the Marches "chases" at Park Farm, when the accident happened.

She was treated at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary before being transfered to the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.

Police Scotland are continuing with their investigations and are asking for any witnesses to contact them on 101.


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