Georgia Bloomberg Fell From a Horse, Suffered a Concussion, and Cracked Her Spine

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Took a tumble, but she's okay.
Took a tumble, but she's okay. Photo: Phil Cole/Getty Images Sport

The mayor's 27-year-old daughter, a professional horse-jumper, was competing in the Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament on Friday when her saddle came loose and she fell to the ground, temporarily knocking her unconscious. (The event: Gambler's Choice. The name of the horse: Radio City. She was wearing some sort of undisclosed Halloween costume.) According to her publicist, she walked out "on her own accord" and only went to the hospital when she realized that her back really hurt. They diagnosed her with a fracture in her spine, and she's now "resting comfortably."

Even though she broke her back and lost her marbles, this was not the worst injury she's suffered on the job.

Check out this quote, unearthed by Politico's Maggie Haberman, that Georgina gave Page Six Magazine two years ago:


A broken back, two breaks in her left collarbone, two broken wrists, one broken ankle, countless torn tendons in her fingers — "Oh, and three concussions," she laughs, good-naturedly. "One of my legs is longer than the other, so when I broke my back, it was actually good [because it helped align my legs]!

Um, and everyone's worried about football?

Bloomberg concerned about injured daughter [Maggie Haberman/Politico]
NYC mayor's daughter, 27, hurt in equestrian event [AP via WP]