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Onederful 03-12-2012 04:24 AM

Horse rider with injured ankle
 
If a horse rider is unable to put weight on their left ankle, how would they get on their horse?

HanginH 03-12-2012 04:29 AM

On the right side!:-P

faye 03-12-2012 08:24 AM

getting on the right hand side or doing as some disabled people do and sit sideways on the horse and then swing a leg over the horses neck.

themacpack 03-12-2012 09:08 AM

I would suggest using a mounting block, placed on the right side of the horse. There is no reason whatsoever that you *must* mount from the left, I actually make a point to mount/unmount from both sides when working with a horse.


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