Jack Benton shared the cowboy after OSHA inspection image in 2016 <Link>. While absurd, it makes a point. Injuries to riders and handlers often increase as the excitement to return to riding increases during spring. It is important to reinforce safety guidelines considering many horses were handled infrequently during the winter months.
Jennifer Forsbery Meyers’ basic guidelines for riding and handling provide a good review for seasoned riders and novice riders as they engage in horse activities. Consider her article for social media or newsletter content as equine activities get rolling.
Source: Horse and Rider, March 27, 2023. Link.
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