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Horses: The Danger

Did you know that you are 20 times more likely to have an accident on a horse than on a motorbike?

On average, two people per month are left paralysed from a horse fall and many others are left permanently disabled through severe head injuries.  And there are just as many dangers to be faced whilst handling horses from the ground too.

That’s why it is so important for horse-lovers to stick together.

The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund was founded to help those who become injured by horses whether riding or working with horses on the ground.  It is the only charity in the UK which helps all injured riders from leisure riders to competition riders, across all disciplines and at any level.

You can find out how we help in our video featuring our Patron Zara Phillips and Belinda, one of our beneficiaries:

Your support means that we can make a difference to people like Belinda who unfortunately become injured by horses.  Find out how to support us and more about some of the people we have helped on our website.  You can also learn about who Mark Davies was.

Thank you for your support!

Latest News

Don’t miss out – Mirror Ball tickets on sale now!

Tickets for the MDIRF Mirror Ball on 2 August 2014 are now on sale! Book today and join us at the social event of the year.

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Bucket Shakers Wanted for Bramham Horse Trials!

The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund is this year’s chosen charity at the Bramham Horse Trials, which take place between Thursday 5 and Sunday 8 June.

We’re looking for volunteer bucket shakers to help us collect donations at the event.  In return for your time, we’ll give you free admission to the event so that you can enjoy the top class competition.

If you are able to help, please email and state which day or days you are able to volunteer.

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Bramham Horse Trials 2014 Course Walk

Walk the cross country course at the 2014 Bramham Horse Trials with Yogi Breisner in aid of the MDIRF!

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