Horse Riding Safety
Despite being a great amount of fun and providing joy to people of all ages across the world, horse riding is dangerous, extremely dangerous. In fact it has been classified as the most dangerous sport to participate in. In 2010 alone, there were 61 equestrian road accidents reported to the British Horse Society, these accidents resulted in the deaths of two rider and the destruction of nine horses (this is only for accidents on the road); this only represents the accidents that were reported (it is likely this figure is actually much higher).
What you can do?
There many steps you can take to make sure you and your loved ones are a lot safer in the saddle. Online for Equine offer a plethora of horse riding safety pieces to keep you safe and secure whilst riding. A well fitted horse riding hat
can save your life, if you are in need of one please see our collections, we cater to riders of all ages offering men's, women's and children's riding hats
Another thing all riders should consider, regardless of discipline, is the need for are horse riding body protectors
; in the case of an accident, they can be lifesaving. As equestrian and horse riding safety specialists, we offer the very best, including our range of level 3 body protectors
Other safety products in our horse safety range are horse high vis
, making sure you are well lit on the darkest of nights. If you would like to know more or have any safety concerns or queries, please feel free to call a member of our expert team who'd be happy to help advise in any way they can.