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Horse Diarrhea - Is It an Emergency …

Flossie Sellers

Horse Diarrhea - Is It an Emergency …

by Flossie Sellers

April 7, 2017 14:26

Read to learn about the causes, signs, and effects of diarrhea and why early involvement with your veterinarian is important in maintaining your horse's health …

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 …

Applying a Standing Wrap for Bandage Support

by EquiMed Staff

April 12, 2017 11:48

The standing wrap is the most basic bandage used on a horse, and one that every horseman should know how to do properly because it protects the horse's legs, …

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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 Tip

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

First Aid for the Uncomfortable Horse: Is it Colic or Tying Up …

by Heather Smith Thomas

January 2, 2020 18:09

A horse showing sudden signs of discomfort may need veterinary attention: First, however, you need to determine whether the horse is suffering from colic or …

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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