Talented NSW jockey John Kissick will be out of the saddle for at least 12 months following a fall Monday night in which the 25yo fractured his spine competing in a private steer riding session.
The Southern Districts-based rider fractured his T-12 vertebra when he fell heavily on his head on Monday.
Kissick told Racing NSW’s Maurice Logue he has movement in all his limbs, but would be sidelined for at least a year.
Racing NSW Steward, Jim Walshe, has reported Southern Districts Racing Association-based jockey John Kissick was competing in a private steer riding session when he was thrown heavily on his head.
John fractured his T-12 vertebrae and was transported to Canberra Hospital for treatment.
John told Maurice Logue he has movement in all his limbs and Doctors have informed him he will be off work for a minimum of 12 months.