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Health Tip: Horseback Trail Riding Safety

(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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