Hayride Safety Walkthrough

Hayride Safety Walkthrough

Hayrides are a popular event on agritourism operations. They can be a very enjoyable experience, especially for children. However, they can be extremely dangerous if adequate safety precautions are not in place.

The “walkthrough” that follows will provide strategies and guidelines for hayride safety on agritourism operations. It will also provide links to useful resources.


The pictures on the following pages may depict some items and/or situations which are hazardous or unsafe. They are intended to assist in the identification of unsafe situations, and therefore may not represent “best practices”. If you have questions about any of the pictures or the situations depicted, please contact us at nccrahs@mcrf.mfldclin.edu.


A "Walkthrough" refers to "walking through" or looking through a series of pictures, and deciding if they show hazards and/or safety items, or if safety items are lacking. After evaluating the pictures and giving an answer, a correction will appear with additional guidelines, recommendations and resources.