Heat stroke and sunburn occur when horses are exposed to too much sun or hot, humid weather. Read about how to prevent and care for your horse in emergencies brought on by too much sun and heat.
Bites and stings can cause untold misery and possibly death for your horse. Read to learn about appropriate first aid for different kinds of bites and stings.
Hungry horses often ingest toxic substances. Learn more about common causes of poisoning, who to call, and what to do when your horse has eaten something poisonous..
Viruses, colic, poisonings, adverse drug reactions, hemorrhages, and heart arrhythmias strike horses without warning. Read to learn what you need to know and do to prevent and care for your horse during these emergencies.
Learn the three rules for treating equine injuries and how to treat the most common wounds and fractures.
For the safety of all concerned, including the horse, proper restraining methods must be used when a sick horse needs treatment. Read to learn more about the types of restraints to determine what will work best with your horse.
Minor injuries and illnesses in horses can turn into costly or catastrophic situations if not recognized and treated promptly. Read to learn the 5 principles of first aid and the two don'ts that could save your horse's life.
Having first aid essentials readily available will save you time, money, and possibly your horse's life. Read to learn what every equine first aid kit should contain.
Finding a horse's pulse and determining the heart rate can be difficult, even for professionals. Read about the four ways you can determine your horse's heart rate and how to tell if it is normal.
A horse in respiratory distress requires immediate attention. Read to learn how to recognize respiratory distress in your horse and how to limit damage to your horse's respiratory system.