Health Tip: Horseback Trail Riding Safety

Health Tip: Horseback Trail Riding Safety

Horseback trail riding is a fun, leisure activity for many Americans. However, it is important to follow rules for trail safety, says the Minnesota State Department of Natural Resources.

(HealthDay News) –Horseback trail riding is a fun, leisure activity for many Americans. However, it is important to follow rules for trail safety, says the Minnesota State Department of Natural Resources.

It encourages people to:

    • Wear a helmet and appropriate footwear.
    • If your horse kicks, tie a red ribbon in its tail.
    • Do not bring unruly horses on public trails.
    • Ride in groups.
    • Carry a trail map and cellphone.

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