Always wear a helmet.
Take and drink plenty of water. Carry high-energy snack foods.
Do not exceed your abilities or those of your horse.
In larger park areas a GPS Unit is recommended.
Carry first-aid supplies. Learn to recognize and avoid poison oak, rattlesnakes, ticks and bees.
MVP Patrols must have a minimum of two patrollers.
When not on patrol and riding alone, tell someone where you are going. Avoid traveling alone in remote areas. Carry a cell phone and map of the park where you are riding.
Follow posted instructions.