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Hall of Fame Jockey Injured in Horse Accident Discusses Care and Recovery

Victor Espinoza thanks Scripps physicians during news conference

Hall of Fame Jockey Victor Espinoza and Jihad Jaffer, MD,. Scripps Encinitas rehabilitation specialist.

Jockey Victor Espinoza and Jihad Jaffer, MD, at Scripps Encinitas news conference.

Victor Espinoza thanks Scripps physicians during news conference

Hall of Fame jockey and Triple Crown winner Victor Espinoza, who suffered spinal injuries after falling from a horse while training, spoke at a news conference after he was discharged from Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Jihad Jaffer, MD, a rehabilitation specialist, participated in the news conference.


Espinoza underwent therapy at the Scripps Encinitas outpatient rehabilitation center after being treated initially at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla’s Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center.


Read the story in The San Diego Union-Tribune: Jockey Espinoza goes home after "My scariest moment ever."


View the story on 10 News: Victor Espinoza discharged from hospital


View the story on Fox 5: "Scariest moment ever": Injured jockey Victor Espinoza describes fall off horse


View the story on NBC 7: Jockey Victor Espinoza speaks following Del Mar training accident


View the story on Telemundo (Spanish): Sale del hospital jinete mexicano


Read the story in the Encinitas Advocate: Jockey Espinoza speaks on fall, "Scariest moment" of his life