Horse kicks and injures tourist at cenote attraction

A horse pulls tourists for a tour of Cuzamá, Yucatán, in this 2010 file photo from Wikimedia Commons.
A horse pulls tourists for a tour of Cuzamá, Yucatán, in this 2010 file photo from Wikimedia Commons.

A woman was treated in a hospital after she was kicked by a horse that had pulled her cart through a tourist attraction.

The woman, 59, from Cuernavaca, reportedly suffered fractures to her right leg and hand, local media reported.

The events occurred Monday afternoon “Los Cenotes de Cuzamá,” a huge parador complex with horse-drawn tours on rail carts.

Once the tour had concluded, the woman approached the guide to thank him when the horse, was apparently startled and attacked.

Paramedics who treated the woman, identified as only “TCL,” and sent her to an Issste clinic in Mérida for treatment.

It was not reported if the parador had insurance to cover the injuries.

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