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A Useful App You Might Not Know About – Rider Safety.

Did you know that smart phones now have an easy way for emergency services to access your information in case you have an accident and they need to contact someone?

There is an App called Health. Picture1

  • Open the App
  • Identify the Medical ID Icon
  • Found on the bottom right of the screen
  • Complete all sections in the Medical ID …
  • Give as much information as possible. Priorities, your name, medication and emergency contact details.


Once information has been entered – the word EMERGENCY will appear on the bottom left hand side.Emergency services will be able to access your contact or medical details without unlocking the phone.


This is what it looks like when your details have been completed:

iphone-medical-id-setupA really useful thing to fill in for horse riders.

About the author


An amateur rider who produces all her own horses. I have competed at novice level and sadly never got further due to bad luck with horses but I am still ambitious to achieve a lot more. I have a riding qualification in UKCC2 and a diploma in NLP. Sports science and particularly the mental game fascinates me. For a day job I work for a large multinational brand.