Horse riding accidents

Staying safe in the countryside

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Walking through a field of farm animals can be very dangerous - They move quickly and can swiftly pen you in. Here is what you need to know in order to stay safe in the countryside. More …

Horse riding accidents on the road

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Accidents on the road involving horses is on the increase. What does the Highway Code say about horses on the roads? Our expert Julia Prior explains what you need to know to stay safe. More …

Horse riding accident claim

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Last year I was approached by a lovely lady who was terribly worried about a claim being brought against her. She had allowed a friend to ride her horse out on a hack when unexpectedly the horse misbehaved, the friend fell off and was injured. More …

Grandmother killed in riding accident

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A Southampton grandmother was killed in a horse riding accident after her horse reared because it was in pain. More …

Should a rider who has suffered a head Injury be eliminated?

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I was interested to read in Horse & Hound which discusses whether British Showjumping and Dressage competition rules should be brought in line with racing and Eventing rules which require a competitor to be suspended if they have suffered any head injury, in case they are suffering with concussion. More …