Accidents with horses: what has changed in 20 years?

  title={Accidents with horses: what has changed in 20 years?},
  author={J. P. Chitnavis and Christopher L Gibbons and M B Hirigoyen and J Lloyd Parry and A. Hamish R. W. Simpson},
  volume={27 2},
Horse riding is a dangerous pastime with more accidents occurring per hour than during motor-cycling. Since a prospective survey of horse-related injuries conducted at a major centre in 1971-1972, equestrian groups and the medical profession have encouraged improvements in training and protective riding wear. By conducting a similar study at the same centre 20 years later we hoped to assess the effects of these measures on the pattern of injuries resulting from contact with horses. Patient and… CONTINUE READING

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