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Recognizing and Dealing with Respiratory Distress

by Flossie Sellers

April 10, 2017 09:27

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 …

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Horse Trailering Accidents

Katie Navarra

Horse Trailering Accidents

by Katie Navarra

April 11, 2017 11:18

Horse trailer accidents do happen. Learn how to prepare for a trailer accident and how your first aid preparations can save the lives of both horses and people …

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 …

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 Tip

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

Take the Trauma Out of 5 Horse Health Emergencies

by EquiMed Staff

April 12, 2017 11:17

Colic, acute lameness, traumatic injury accompanied by severe bleeding, shock, and choke are emergencies for which all horse owners need to be prepared …

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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