A teenager who shattered her ankle and was found lying unconscious in the road after her horse was spooked by dirt bikers says she is lucky not to be more seriously hurt.
Megan Hill also suffered severe cuts and bruises when she came off her horse Sox, who crossed a dual carriageway while galloping home loose after her fall.
Megan and her friend Fay were hacking on a familiar off-road route in Shiremoor, Newcastle, on the afternoon of 28 December, when they heard the bikes.
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Article written by: Eleanor Jones