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.
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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Posted: April 2019
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