Every day, I run a Google news search for the word “horse” to see what’s making headlines. Can you guess the #1 story that it pulls up?
Answer: Rescue stories involving horses that have fallen in swimming pools. (Amish buggy accidents run a close second.)
Here’s a link to the latest victim, from Forest Lake, Minnesota.
And even more proof that every day, all around the world, horses are falling into swimming pools:
Which leads us to our safety tip of the week:
Put a fence around your horse, or put a fence around your pool, but don’t put a fence around your horse and your pool.