HN Safety Tip of the Week: Don’t let your horse fall in a swimming pool

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.


Go Riding.

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