Horses and People

Improving Safety Will Require a Mindset Change

Every year, 20 Australians lose their lives to horse-related incidents, and hundreds more are hospitalized.

But according to an Australian industrial safety risk management specialist, it doesn’t have to be that way. If people in the horse industry followed the example of other high-risk industries and sports like mining, construction, and mountain climbing, safety could be significantly improved.

“It has a lot to do with mindset,” said Meredith

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