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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 …

Handling and Restraining Your Sick or Injured Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 11:38

For the safety of all concerned, including the horse, proper restraining methods must be used when a sick horse needs treatment. Learn more about the types of …

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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 …

What's the poop about dogs eating horse poop …

by Mark Sellers

August 12, 2019 16:02

Size does matter when a dogs eats horse poop containing ivermectin, depending on the toxicity level and the size and genetic susceptibility of the dog …

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.

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 …

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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