Calls are being made for riders to carry ID on themselves and on their horse’s saddle, in addition to having ICE information saved on their mobile phones. H&H explains why and what information should be included...
Riders are urged to carry ID on both themselves and their horses when hacking, should anything go wrong – and be aware of the details they should include.
A traffic police officer, who is also a horse owner, said many riders have an “in case of emergency” (ICE) number on their phones, which allows first responders to contact the next of kin, if the phone is working, but that ideally, we should consider wearing armbands, as well as carrying emergency contact information on the saddle.
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