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- Always display fluorescent or reflective clothing on both horse and rider, whatever the weather or light conditions.
- Don’t ride in failing light, fog or darkness.
- Avoid icy or snowy roads where possible.
- Never take a mounted group of more than eight horses on the road.
- If riding two abreast, move into single file as soon as it is safe for the motorist to overtake. Don’t ride more than two abreast on the road.
- Always cross major crossings as a group, rather than one by one.
- Leave details of your intended route and estimated time of return with a responsible person.
- If riding a horse that is not used to roads, ask a calm and experienced rider to accompany you.