Ryan Mania has been released from Newcastle Hospital, after an MRI scan to his back and neck revealed only minor injuries.
The 23-year-old Grand National champion jockey was being treated after falling from his horse in a race at Hexham on Sunday (7th April).
A homecoming parade is being organised in his home town of Galashiels this evening, where residents will celebrate his achievement.
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