”The standing wrap is the most basic bandage used on a horse, and one that every horseman should know how to do properly because it protects the horse’s legs, tendons, and ligaments, while the horse is in a stall or during transport.”
”Colic, acute lameness, traumatic injury accompanied by severe bleeding, shock, and choke are emergencies for which all horse owners need to be prepared.”
Size does matter when a dogs eats horse poop containing ivermectin, depending on the toxicity level and the size and genetic susceptibility of the dog.
Follow the story of Rio's quarter crack from the time he is a weanling through appointments at Butler’s Farrier School as the quarter crack is stablized, properly shoed, and maintained to keep Rio sound and able to perform his job as a working cow horse.
It is much easier to be prepared and not need a first aid kit, than to hit the trail and not be prepared for those emergencies that will happen..
14 items that belong in your equine first aid kit to help you take care of typical horse wounds, abrasions and laceration.
Horse trailer accidents do happen. Learn how to prepare for a trailer accident and how your first aid preparations can save the lives of both horses and people.
Some horses fear trailers. Read the do's and don'ts of trailering and how practice trailering your horse pays off in an emergency.
Eventually most trail ride horses suffer some kind of injury on the trail. Read to learn about the most common injuries and how your first-aid preparations can be put to good use.
Learn about the 5 different types of shock that occur in horses. Your preparation could help save a horse's life in the case of shock.