VIDEO: Watch a jockey fall from a horse and somersault over the final fence

This looks like it’ll hurt in the morning.

VIDEO: Watch a jockey fall from a horse and somersault over the final fence

Lewis Ferguson was approaching the final fence of the John Dufosee Memorial Open Hunters’ Chase at Wincanton when he became unseated from Merrion Square.

The 18-year-old amateur jockey shot straight into the fence, and the momentum caused him to somersault over the fence before crashing to the ground.

The amazing part? He walked away completely unscathed.

Wincanton clerk of the course Barry Johnson described it as “the worst fall I’ve ever seen.”

“Lewis is absolutely fine, unbelievably.

“He walked into the parade ring and was chatting away as if nothing had happened, calm as you like.

“It was amazing, I’ve never seen anything like it.

"It was certainly the worst fall I’ve ever seen and I’m just glad he’s all right because I feared the worst.”

HT: Darren Norris

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