HorseRiderSOS designed to make hacking and handling horses safer, when working alone, was the idea of specialist trainer of young and problem horses Michael Peace.
“I am probably more aware of the dangers of working with horses than anyone,” says Michael Peace. “After all, many of the horses who come to me for schooling have very serious behavioural problems. Like most riders, there are times when I am the only one at the yard and while I am very careful to keep safety my priority, accidents can and do happen. One of my clients fell off her horse miles from home and was unconscious for over an hour…worst of all, nobody knew she’d even fallen off! Luckily some hikers found her and were able to call for help, but now she always uses HorseRiderSoS.”
Simple to use, you just activate the app before heading off on your hack or when you’re working with your horse and there’s no one around.
Your activity is monitored in ‘tracking mode’ as you ride or move around, and in the event of you becoming unseated, injured or unconscious, the app recognises when no movement is felt for a set time and will enter ‘Alert mode’ and send a message to your chosen ‘Buddy’ with your location, by text, email. Once ‘Alert Mode’ has been activated, the rider is notified and is then able to over-ride the system with a small movement if it’s not a genuine emergency.
Thanks to the GPS capability of your smart-phone, once an alert has been triggered, your exact position can be detected so that you can be found without delay.
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Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Good app but if they fix the flaws it would be great!
I bought this app as I have started hacking out alone. It worked but the flaw is that when you are inactive but not in danger it doesn't alert you via an audible means that it will send an emergency message. So if you were inactive/still but hadn't fallen off without looking at your phone ( which would probably be in your pocket) while riding it would send an SOS message. If the app could send the rider a text to alert them before they sent an SOS, in case it was a false alarm, this would be a fantastic app!
What you need to know before you waste your money
Due to a limitation of the IOS platform in order to send messages from your number automatically they have to use a third party app. You will only get three free messages and then you have to pay for any additional messages there after! Why do you not tell people this before hand? So £6.99 for the app! And it doesn’t stop there folks!!! Come on and tell people this before they splash their cash. Otherwise you are not being honest
Customer NON support
Just like a previous reviewer, my app does not work with ios - even after buying extra messages. I emailed customer support for help and received no response at all - just like the app itself!
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- 3.4 MB
- Requires iOS 13.6 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.6 or later.
- Requires macOS 11 or later and a Mac with the Apple M1 chip.
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- 1 Month Subscription £3.49
- Pack of 10 SMS messages £1.99
- Pack of 100 SMS messages £16.99
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.