Well known Tipperary horse trainer dies after a kick in the head by horse

A well known horse trainer in Tipperary has died following a kick in the head by a horse yesterday.

56-year-old Tom O'Dwyer was walking with one of their horse in Ballintaggart when the incident happened.

His only child Emma, a renowned showjumper, witnessed the incident.

Local Councillor Imelda Goldsboro said news spread yesterday afternoon of the tragic accident

“It has cast a dark cloud over the Ballingarry community, it was so tragic,” she said.

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