Just being around horses can be dangerous…when you add a saddle things can get even more risky. Certain disciplines require speed, agility, and unique maneuvers. There can be a lot of room for error. Riders end up with broken bones, concussions, and fatal injuries. If you’re a daredevil, these sports might have the adrenaline rush you need!
1. Horse Racing
When you’re a jockey… it’s not if you’ll get hurt, it’s how bad and when.
Racing and jumping, steeplechase is definitely near the top of the list!
3. Cross Country Jumping
If you’re a cross country rider, you have guts.
4. Barrel Racing
Barrel racing requires speed and agility!
5. Pole Bending
Would you try this high intensity sport? PC: Knaupter @ Flickr.
6. Trick Riding
Are you up for the challenge of trick riding?
7. Show Jumping
Pairing speed with high jumps makes for a risky sport.
8. Fox Hunting
There’s a lot more to fox hunting than meets the eye.
With a group of riders charging at fast speeds, you’re bound to have a few accidents.
PC: Ken Owen @ Flickr.
Did your sport make the top ten most dangerous list? If so, hang on and be ready for a crazy ride!
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