How many of us have thoughtlessly draped a lead rope across our shoulders when we get busy and aren’t thinking… “Take just a minute to remind yourself to be careful when you’re working with horses, even when you’re not mounted. Casually looping a rope around your arm can lead to disaster before you even know it. Stay safe, be careful, and have fun…”
Experienced U.K. Rider Dies When Lead Rope Wraps Around Her Neck
According to the story by Paige Cerulli Retrieved February 23, 2019:
“In a tragic accident, a rider was killed when a lead rope became wrapped around her neck and the horse bolted.
“Kathryn Bull, 39 years old of Nottinghamshire was killed in a tragic accident. Bull, an experienced horseperson, was dragged 450 feet across a field when the rope attached to a horse she was leading became wrapped around her neck…”