Assessing and controlling risks is
something we all do many times each day. So why the mystery about it?
Risk assessment is so fundamentally important in preventing accidents that it's been given it's own section. Getting
everyone to think risk assessment on their feet can and does prevent accidents.
The picture on the homepage or on the left may have attracted you here. Riding Safely has received comments from some of you of "dangerous" - which demonstrates
how quickly we can all make an assessment of risk.
In this section "risk assessment" will be demystified, looking at how we
all, whether we realise it or not, use risk assessment as a practical tool to prevent everyday accidents.
Exactly the same steps in assessing risks are taken by those who work
in the horse industry; the self-employed, employers and their employees. Health and safety law places additional requirements
on these groups and Riding Safely will be looking at what they have to do to comply with the