Riders! They’re out there and they’re dangerous. Whether you happen upon one in their natural habitat or are approached by one unawares on the street, we’ve got the survival guide cheat sheet to arm you for every encounter.






About the Author

Heather Struthers owns and operates Ottawa’s hippest tack shop, Performance Horse & Rider. When she’s not preparing for the zombie apocalypse, you can find her writing about the important issues, like dating, pretend boyfriends and Scott Brash. And occasionally, fashion.

Gillian Young is a lifelong animal lover who resides in San Diego. After years of traditional equitation and jumping, she transitioned to polo and now teaches beginner riders the basics of horsemanship, balance, and safety through her business Polo Horse Management of San Diego.