The Sunday Mirror reports that Madonna was so worried that her horse riding accident would give the animal a bad reputation, she ordered neighbors to rush it into hiding away from her Wiltshire estate. “She knows the horse was not to blame for what happened to her,” the singer’s neighbor Una Harley said. “It was an accident, pure and simple. It can be terrible when a horse gets an ill-deserved reputation for being trouble – so she sent a message that nobody was to reveal its name. The people who own it got it scurried away into stables and everyone in our community knows never to tell anyone what it was called.” The full story at sundaymirror.co.uk has since been removed.
Madonna Promises To Ride Again
August 20, 2005 – The Mirror reports that Madonna has issued a statement following her horse riding accident which led to the singer breaking her collarbone, hand and three ribs. “As soon as the doctors give me the OK, I expect to be right back on a horse and ride again,” she said. The 47-year-old also thanked fans who had sent messages of support and said: “I’m grateful and overwhelmed by everyone’s good wishes.” The article at Mirror.co.uk has since been removed.
Stuart Price Gives Madonna A Pick Me Up
August 20, 2005 – The Mirror reports that Jacques Lu Cont (aka Stuart Price), who produced Madonna’s forthcoming album ‘Confessions On A Dance Floor’, sent the injured singer photographs of fans dancing to her tunes in Ibiza to cheer her up. “Stuart DJ’d at Thursdays at Space and played some tracks,” a source revealed. “The floor went wild so he sent some pics on his phone to her saying: ‘Here’s 1,000 people going mad to your tune!’ She loved it.” The article at Mirror.co.uk has since been removed.