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Emergency Colic Treatment

Flossie Sellers

Emergency Colic Treatment

by Flossie Sellers

April 7, 2017 11:09

 Read to learn about the causes of colic, what to do when your horse colics, and the importance of fast, effective treatment …

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 …

Emergency Preparedness - Transporting Your Equine

by Flossie Sellers

April 11, 2017 11:31

Some horses fear trailers. Read the do's and don'ts of trailering and how practice in trailering your horse pays off in an emergency …

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

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

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How to Pick your Horse's Feet

Mark Sellers

How to Pick your Horse's Feet

by Mark Sellers

April 12, 2017 12:01

Picking your horse's feet is a basic general care activity that will reduce the chances of lameness due to hoof disease. This easy and traditional activity …

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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