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Police Launch New Campaign for Horse Road Safety #thinkhorse15

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Police Launch New Campaign for Horse Road Safety #thinkhorse15

|| Animak Animal Wear || Unfortunately, every year a high number of equestrians incidents go unrecorded.11 horse riders were killed and 116 seriously injured in collisions with motor vehicles, in the five years to 2015. Many horses can weigh more than half a tonne – they are easily scared by noise and may panic around fast-moving vehicles. If no-one knows about equestrian incidents, nothing can be done. Greater Manchester Police are working together with the British Horse Society to promote road safety #thinkhorse15 Horses are large powerful animals but they can easily panic and bolt if startled. The consequences to drivers, their car, the...

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