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Eye Injuries - Always an Emergency

Flossie Sellers

Eye Injuries - Always an Emergency

by Flossie Sellers

April 7, 2017 13:59

Learn about different kinds of eye injuries in horses and the importance of prompt treatment by a veterinarian to prevent serious damage to the horse's vision …

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Your Bleeding Horse - What to Do

Flossie Sellers

Your Bleeding Horse - What to Do

by Flossie Sellers

April 7, 2017 14:14

Learn about the kinds of wounds that cause bleeding in your horse, how to determine if it is an emergency, and what to do until the veterinarian arrives …

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Four Ways to Take Your Horse's Pulse

EquiMed Staff

Four Ways to Take Your Horse's Pulse

by EquiMed Staff

April 19, 2017 16:59

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 …

Horse Trail Ride Injuries - Be Prepared

by Miriam Rieck

April 10, 2017 17:01

Eventually most trail ride horses suffer some kind of injury on the trail. Learn about the most common injuries and how your first-aid preparations can be put …

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Be prepared for an emergency. Train your horse to trailer load now.

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First Aid for Sprains and Strains in Horses

Heather Smith Thomas

First Aid for Sprains and Strains in Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

January 6, 2020 16:27

When a horse has a strain or a sprain, managing pain can help the horse heal without undue pain and stress …

first aid
/ˌfərst ˈād/
noun
  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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