Taking an infant horseback riding
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May 11th, 2013, 09:10 PM
Keepin' it real!
Join Date: May 2009
Oh, my oh my...
What did people do in olden times when there were no cars and their only options were to walk or to ride horses?
They'd wrap their infants with them, and they'd ride to their destination. I haven't read many stories where infants were endangered by being on top of a horse with their parent.
I have read thousands of stories where people have died in car accidents, even where carseats were used.
So while it may "SEEM" that it's more dangerous to put a baby on horseback with mom or dad, the truth is that car accidents are one of the leading causes of death, at least in the US.
Yes, we risk our lives just getting up in the morning. Or even sleeping or sitting (as you could get a blood clot). But to tell someone they are irresponsible for putting the baby on a horse when you yourself probably drive a car every day is pretty silly. YOUR babies are more at risk than this woman's baby; no kidding, every single time you put them in your vehicle and back out of your driveway.
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