Alexandre Ayache Injured in Riding Accident

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 05:05
Alexandre Ayache :: Photo © Astrid Appels

French Grand Prix rider Alexandre Ayache sustained a head injury in a riding accident last week, when a young horse reared and fell on top of him.

The 35-year old Ayache, who is married to Estonian Grand Prix rider Grete Puvi and based in Nice, France, was transported to hospital where he stayed overnight.

Alexandre sustained a concussion, a fractured nose and cheek. 

"He still has migraines, but should be back riding soon, from next week," Puvi told Eurodressage, adding that "luckily he wore a helmet."

Photo © Astrid Appels

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