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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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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 …

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Horse First Aid for Poisoning

EquiMed Staff

Horse First Aid for Poisoning

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 13:17

Hungry horses often ingest toxic substances. Learn more about common causes of poisoning, who to call, and what to do when your horse has eaten something …

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Horse First Aid for Shock

EquiMed Staff

Horse First Aid for Shock

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 15:03

Learn about the 5 different types of shock that occur in horses. Your preparation could help save a horse's life in the case of shock …

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.

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 …

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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