•  May 26, 2017

    I Lost My Balance

    I went out by myself on a trail ride and was trotting my boy down the canal bank which I do often. I have had my gelding for 11 years and he and I know each other well. He spooked a little when some birds flew out of some bushes and for some reason I lost my balance, fell, and...

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  •  May 25, 2017

    He Tripped and We Fell

    To all my horse friends or my friends with horse friends: 2 weeks ago tomorrow I was cantering my horse when he tripped and we fell. YES, read that again. He tripped and we fell. He didn't rear, buck, get spooked, run away or do anything wrong. It was an accident that could happen to anyone who rides. As a...

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  •  May 23, 2017

    They Were At A Canter When He Spooked

    Last night, my 9 year old daughter fell from her lesson pony who had spooked. She's ridden this pony for three years and both know each other well, but accidents happen. They were at a canter when he spooked. Her head and back hit directly on a wood fence post before she hit the ground. She couldn't feel or move...

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  •  October 03, 2016

    I Went Crashing Down

    I would like to send my gratitude to the Troxel company for saving my life. I went on a ride yesterday and my horse tripped on a hill and I went crashing down. I do not remember the fall as I was knocked unconscious and fractured my ankle. Thankfully my leader will never let us ride without a helmet and...

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  •  September 19, 2016

    I Flew Right Over Her Head

    Yesterday when I was riding at a show, we came in at too much of an angle to the jump, the horse swerved to avoid the standard and I flew right over her head. The first thing to hit the ground was the back of my head. I walked away with only a sore body. The back of my helmet...

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