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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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Do's and Don'ts of Horse First Aid

EquiMed Staff

Do's and Don'ts of Horse First Aid

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 10:26

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 …

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 …

Trail Riders: First Aid in your Saddlebags

by Miriam Rieck

April 11, 2017 13:16

It is much easier to be prepared and not need a first aid kit, than to hit the trail and then, find that you are not prepared for those emergencies that will …

First Aid Tip

Heat in the legs is an indicator of a problem. When you pick your horse's feet, take the time to feel the tendons on the backside of the legs. If one leg is warmer than the others, suspect an injury.

What's the poop about dogs eating horse poop …

by Mark Sellers

August 12, 2019 16:02

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 …

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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