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Madonna Injured in Riding Accident

U.S. singer Madonna was taken to a British hospital Tuesday after falling off a horse while celebrating her 47th birthday.

Madonna's publicist, Liz Rosenberg, says the pop star broke her collar bone and a hand, and cracked three ribs.

The accident occurred at Ashcombe house, the entertainer's estate outside London. Madonna and an assistant were riding horses, when Madonna, on a new horse she was not accustomed to riding, took a tumble.

The spokeswoman said the singer had been celebrating her birthday along with husband Guy Ritchie, and their two children.

She was expected to be released from the hospital late Tuesday.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.