SAN DIEGO - The doctrine of occupational assumption of risk bars a suit by the estate of a man who suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a horse in the course of his employment as a farrier, the Fourth District California Court of Appeal ruled July 24 (Nancy L. Barrett, et al. v. James Leech, No. D06399, Calif. App., 4th Dist.; 2014 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 5185).