Call for motorists to take extra care when passing horses
Date of alert:
Wednesday, 15 February 2023
MOTORISTS have been urged to drive more safely around horses after thousands were involved in road incidents last year.
According to the British Horse Society, there were 3,552 road incidents involving horses across the UK in 2022.
Of those, 68 horses died and 125 have been injured - with 139 people also being injured.
More than a quarter of the riders (26 per cent) were victims to road rage or abuse.