Prevent Accidents Before They Happen

GirlsHorseClub.com Blog Archive on May 21, 2009, 7:50


by Horsey at Heart, age 14

Being around horses is the best pastime in the world, as many of you know. But even though horses are the gentlest animals in the world, they can still be unpredictable at times. These are a few of the accidents that can happen. Keep yourself and your horse safe by taking some of these precautions.

Don’t stand directly behind your horse. You’ve probably heard this from your riding instructor before, but let’s just review it. A horse has blind spots, just like you and I. Just like us, a horse can’t see behind itself. Unlike us, a horse’s ancestors


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