Rider suffers head injury after falling from a horse

THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Scone Airport to meet a paramedic ambulance on Tuesday afternoon.

The patient is a 35-year-old male, who reportedly fell from a horse at the Scone Racecourse.

The jockey, suffering a head injury, will be flown to John Hunter Hospital.

He is in a stable condition.

No other details are available.