A boy is being treated for a head injury after being kicked by a horse in Sydney’s Centennial Park.
The five-year-old was walking a horse with his family at a track in the park when he went behind the animal and was kicked in the head, just before 1pm on Wednesday.
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He was thrown a metre and instantly knocked unconscious for almost five minutes.
He was treated at the scene for head injuries before being taken to Sydney Children’s Hospital, at Randwick, in a serious but stable condition.
Part of the park was shut down as paramedics and specialist crews treated the boy.
NSW Police officers also attended the scene.
– With Lucy McLeod