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Help for the Choking Horse

Flossie Sellers

Help for the Choking Horse

by Flossie Sellers

April 7, 2017 14:51

An impaction in your equine's esophagus can lead to choking. Read to learn how to recognize and prevent choking in your equine …

Handling and Restraining Your Sick or Injured Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 11:38

For the safety of all concerned, including the horse, proper restraining methods must be used when a sick horse needs treatment. Learn more about the types of …

Horse First Aid for Sudden-Onset Illness

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 13:01

Viruses, colic, poisonings, adverse drug reactions, hemorrhages, and heart arrhythmias strike horses without warning. Read to learn what you need to know and do …

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Horse First Aid for Bites and Stings

EquiMed Staff

Horse First Aid for Bites and Stings

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 14:14

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 …

First Aid Tip

The next time you visit your horse, check its pulse, respiration, temperature and capillary refill. Ask your vet to show you how.

Horse First Aid for Puncture Wounds, Abrasions, and Lacerations

by Flossie Sellers

April 11, 2017 12:29

Keep these 14 items that belong in your equine first aid kit readily available to help take care of typical horse wounds, abrasions and laceration …

first aid
/ˌfərst ˈād/
  1. help given to a sick or injured person or animal until full medical treatment is available.
  2. activity required by novice horse owners training a "free" horse.


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