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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 …

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Horse First Aid for Poisoning

EquiMed Staff

Horse First Aid for Poisoning

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 13:17

Hungry horses often ingest toxic substances. Learn more about common causes of poisoning, who to call, and what to do when your horse has eaten something …

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 …

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

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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
/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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