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Your Bleeding Horse - What to Do

Flossie Sellers

Your Bleeding Horse - What to Do

by Flossie Sellers

April 7, 2017 14:14

Learn about the kinds of wounds that cause bleeding in your horse, how to determine if it is an emergency, and what to do until the veterinarian arrives …

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Four Ways to Take Your Horse's Pulse

EquiMed Staff

Four Ways to Take Your Horse's Pulse

by EquiMed Staff

April 19, 2017 16:59

Finding a horse's pulse and determining the heart rate can be difficult, even for professionals. Read about the four ways you can determine your horse's heart …

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 …

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.

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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