Is it worth it?
Do you feel that getting hurt because of a horse is worth loving them? Did you know that on average 200 people a year get injured horse related? So many adults and children ride and fall off, sometimes they can be serious and others can be not so serious.
How to get back up.
When you first fall off your horse you’re thinking am I hurt? Will I be okay? Your trainer will come over and make you feel good and then you will get your horse back and mount and try again.
Prevent it from happening.
When you’re in the ring just you and your Horse and when he/ she starts to buck you need to stay up tall drop your whip or crop and pull back the reins. It takes no fear. You really can’t be scared when you’re on a horse because they sense your fear.
When you fall off your horse or pony you can get many major injuries or small injuries. Some injuries are: concussion, arm out of socket, broken spine, leg broken and death. Death can be pretty serious when you ride. You never really know when your horse could get mad!
Are horses worth it?
“Yes, because horses are animals and living creatures too just like humans. I think that if you choose to treat your horse right they won’t try to buck you off, sometimes horses are spooked, and don’t know what to do,” says Emma Carroll, 6th grade student. “ Definitely because when you fall off you have to get right back in the saddle. Sometimes you risk your life, but its worth it. Sometimes horses are spooked or scared but just like humans, you have to give them a chance. ” Says Isabel Mishara, 6th grade student. Horses may be a dangerous animals but deep down in their heart they love you.