If you ride, sooner or later, you're going to "hit the dirt." The cowboy way has been to "get right back on that horse!" If we didn't, we were told, we'd lose our nerve or teach the horse a bad lesson.
Turns out, that's no longer the best advice. In fact, recent research into neuroscience and horse training has taught us that a little time out may be beneficial for both.
We recently partnered with the American Quarter Horse (AQHA) to give riders more insight on what to do after a fall to prevent injury and keep you and your horse healthy. Read the story or view the full magazine.