Now, we know you're all very bright people - but it's never a bad idea to re-familiarise ourselves with basic health and safety rules every once and a while.
And today's little reminder comes courtesy of a YouTube: video in which a rather foolish (and possibly now quite bruised) man demonstrates the incorrect way to get on a horse.
We hope this little lesson has proven helpful. Tomorrow, we'll be demonstrating why you should never creep up on a pride of lions with a tray of drinks in your hands. Possibly.
Oh, and while we're on the topic: here are 10 more animals that could very easily kick your ass. Be warned!