Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Blair Castle Horse Trials

This weekend we went to the Horse Trials at Blair Castle to watch the cross-country section. This must be is the most spectacular and dangerous equestrian sport. Riders wear a protective jacket that inflates in the event of a fall to minimise injuries. Maybe bikers will get this some day. Here is a rider tackling the water complex.

1 comment:

  1. Interesting idea with the jackets. There is a pack I believe that skiers can wear in high avalanche prone areas, that inflates and helps prevent the wearer from being buried. Somewhere I have a jacket that inflates when a cord is pulled, in case you fall overboard, and becomes a life vest. Modern technology...