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Horse Riding Injuries

Horseback riding is an exciting but sometimes risky sport. Injuries commonly occur when defective equipment is used, equipment is not properly fastened, instructor duties are neglected, or proper management procedures are not otherwise followed.

If someone else is responsible for the injuries caused, you may be entitled to seek damages. The Waukesha personal injury lawyers Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® can help you determine the compensation to which you are entitled. Contact us today at (800) 242-2874.

Guidelines for Preventing Horse Riding Accidents

To help prevent injuries while horseback riding, follow these simple safety steps:

  • Find a certified instructor and verify their credentials before you ride.
  • Always wear protective gear that is fitted to your body, including: helmet, riding boots, and back pad.
  • Take a complete riding safety course, including proper equipment use and maintenance.
  • Check that all equipment is securely fastened prior to riding.
  • Avoid riding alone in remote areas.

What to Do if Involved in a Horse Riding Accident

Completing these specific actions immediately after your accident could help with the legitimacy of your claim:

  • Record names and contact information of witnesses of the accident.
  • Take photos of the scene of the accident and the individuals involved.
  • Write or record a statement of the accident while the details are still clear.
  • Ask if the property keeps a record of accidents, and if so, record the details on the day of the accident.
  • Contact a personal injury lawyer immediately to assist with your case.

Contact Us

Consulting an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible following your horse riding accident can help ensure that you receive the compensation to which you may be entitled. Contact the Waukesha horse riding injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® at (800) 242-2874 for more information and assistance today.