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Horse First Aid for Bites and Stings

EquiMed Staff

Horse First Aid for Bites and Stings

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 14:14

Bites and stings can cause untold misery and possibly death for your horse. Read to learn about appropriate first aid for different kinds of bites and stings …

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 …

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 …

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, …

First Aid Tip

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

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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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