JT McNamara returns home following hospital discharge

Paralysed jockey McNamara discharged
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Paralysed jockey JT McNamara returns home following his discharge from hospital.

JT McNamara has returned home to Ireland after being discharged from hospital.

The 37-year-old was being treated in a specialist spinal injuries unit in England after fracturing two vertebrae.

"JT and [McNamara's wife] Caroline wish to thank the doctors, nurses and all the staff," a family statement read.

McNamara suffered the injuries when his horse fell at a race during the Cheltenham Festival in 2013.

Jockey JT McNamara in action on March 14, 2013
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