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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 …

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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 First Aid for Heat Stroke and Sun Burn

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 14:32

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 …

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 …

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A resting horse with a pulse rate over 80 beats per minute signals a serious problem. Contact your vet.

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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/
  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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