A woman has died after falling from a horse in Levin in the lower North Island.
Emergency services rushed to save the woman who fell on Gladstone Road about 4:50pm today.
"Unfortunately, despite the efforts of emergency services, a 39-year-old female from Levin died at the scene," Senior Sergeant Steve Crawford says.
The woman's name will be released after her family is told, he says.
Her death has been referred to the coroner.