Safety in the housing of horses


Safety within an equestrian facility is given also by the sizes of the places in which horses are lodged. The stalls are considered to be the basic modular element of breeding and hosting places, but in Italy there are no specific references about the most appropriate surface related both to different breeds and safety of the workers taking care of them. We sought to determine the size of individual spaces, based on the height at the withers of horses, and to formulate a specific forming and informing course for employees on the likely risks of contact which could generate traumatic events.


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horses, farm risks, fire prevention
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Checchi, A., & Casazza, S. (2013). Safety in the housing of horses. Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 44(2s).