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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 …

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Horse Wound Treatment

Flossie Sellers

Horse Wound Treatment

by Flossie Sellers

April 7, 2017 11:47

Learn about the 4 questions you should ask yourself when your horse is injured and how to make sure the treatment fits the injury …

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 …

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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