Having an equestrian accident is horrendous, so Equisafety wanted to understand what level of compensation a rider may be entitled to if they have been injured while horse riding?
If you or a loved one have been injured due to an accident that has occurred while horse riding, the impact on your health and well-being can range from the minor to sustaining injuries that can have a devastating impact on a person’s life.
Obviously, ensuring the physical and mental well-being of the injured person is the main priority immediately following such an accident, but whether injuries are minor or very severe, at some point thoughts must turn to seeking compensation for any pain and suffering caused, as well as to ensure long-term care packages that can be designed and implemented when needed.Always wear Equisafety hi vis on the road, to make sure you are covered if the worst ever happens.
If the accident was caused by someone else’s’ negligence, you are entitled to seek compensation. Expert lawyers at PSR have assisted many people in making horse riding accident claims after being injured:
- In road traffic accidents
- While working with horses, either on a voluntary or paid basis
- At competitions, whether taking part or watching.A BMW screeching past a spooked horse at high speed. The horse and riders were covered in hi vis and did a great job calming the horse down.
Although there are always risks when dealing with horses, you have a right to be kept safe by those responsible for your well-being. This could be educational instructors, stable owners, or other road users.
If you have been injured in a horse riding accident and you want free advice about a potential compensation claim, contact one of our fully qualified personal injury solicitors today.
Our horse riding injury compensation calculator below will help you gain an initial understanding of the settlement values for different injury types, but our team will help you build a case based on your unique circumstances.