Horse Riding

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. ... I've often said there is nothing better for the inside of the man, than the outside of the horse. ... Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway. ... A horse doesn't care how much you know until he knows how much you care.

Put on a helmet each and every time you ride. When riding in a group, keep at least one horselength between horses. ... If your horse becomes very agitated, dismount and handle the situation from the ground. Don't race. Consider wearing torso protecting safety vest. ... Check tack frequently for signs of wear and weakness.