Jenifer Nadeau and Betsy Greene

Trail riding. Courtesy Horse & Rider

Safety Guidelines for Horseback Riding on the Trail

In order to be safe while horseback riding or driving a horse, there are many considerations. It is very important to perform a safety check of your horse, rider, tack, facility and/or trail before starting out on your ride or drive. There are also several safety guidelines and items you should pack when you go trail riding.