Originally Posted by Equilove
Hehe even the most experienced and confident of us riders gets the willies every now and then. It's nothing to be ashamed of. It's your "responsible" bone coming out, haha
Better the 'responsible' bone coming out, than having others come out because of compound fractures!
The older we get, the more fragile we get. It's just a sad fact of life. Plus, as adults it's not just US we have to worry about. We have responsibilities to others, and it's important to stay as healthy and mobile as possible.
When I fall of a horse nowadays, I don't bounce; I do more of a splat, break, and moan thing! Injuries take longer to heal, and old injuries come back to haunt us.