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CareFlight airlifts man thrown from horse

A 19-year-old man suffering a shoulder injury was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue from a rodeo event near Taldora Station, North of Julia Creek on Saturday.

The man was reportedly thrown from a bucking horse when the injury occurred.

The CareFlight helicopter was called to the scene of the accident around 4pm.

The patient was treated by Queensland Ambulance Service officers before the rescue helicopter arrived.

He was then flown to Cloncurry Hospital in a stable condition