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  • Dressage less dangerous
  • Is dressage as dangerous as jumping

 
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    06-25-2009, 11:11 AM
  #1
Foal
Dressage..

Hello everyone
I was just wondering if there are just as many accidents in dressage as in fx Jumping? Because I think that dressage looks more, I don't know, less dangerous. But aren't there just as big risks for the horse to get scared and so on, in dressage as all the other riding?
     
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    06-25-2009, 11:45 AM
  #2
Weanling
It's less dangerous, yes. But I mean, riding a horse is dangerous in itself.
     
    06-25-2009, 12:02 PM
  #3
Foal
Yeah, you're right. Thanks for your answer
     
    06-26-2009, 05:33 PM
  #4
Foal
As far as risks go, yes, dressage would be considered less dangerous than jumping. There's far less of a chance for the rider to fall off when not jumping over obstacles. But you have to remember that riding in itself is dangerous. A horse can spook just as easy in a dressage ring as it can in a ring full of jumps. There's nothing safe about riding horses.
     

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