Summertime allows for all manner of getting around to enjoy the weather and the sites. From Jeeps to ATVs to Off-road vehicles, they all share the road from time to time. But what should you do when coming upon a horse and rider on the road?

Cathy Foyston, owner of Back of Beyond Equine Centre near Huntsville, has a few tips and they start with understanding what the horse thinks when it sees a car in front or behind them:

The key to passing a horse successfully is making eye contact with the rider and not using horns or air brakes as you go by:

Another practice drivers should use is if they see horses crossing the roadway, come to a stop and send a visual cue to oncoming drivers to do the same: