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07/11/2013 09:04 EDT | Updated 07/11/2013 09:16 EDT

Bull Stomps Aaron Roy At Calgary Stampede

CALGARY - A cowboy had to be rushed to hospital after being injured during an event at the Calgary Stampede.

Aaron Roy from Yellow Grass, Sask., was stomped in the back by a bull on Thursday afternoon.

He was wearing a protective vest, but had to be taken from the grounds on a stretcher.

He was taken to hospital to undergo tests and X-rays to ensure he did not suffer any critical injuries.

Emergency Medical Services say he is listed in serious but stable condition.

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