The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency?

March 2012 - Posts

National Association of Trailer Manufacturers - Current and Future

Clint Lancaster of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers presented on the current state of affairs for trailer manufacturers, as well as the future of safety regulations.... Read More

Horse Transport at Sea

The equine track at the Animal Transportation Association's 2012 conference included information about horse transport by sea.... Read More

Making Good Welfare Assessments During Equine Transport

Cyril Roy, currently completing his PhD at the Atlantic Veterinary College, gave an overview of his research into making good welfare assessments of horses during and after transportation at the Animal Transport Association's conference in March. ... Read More

Putting Information and Technology into Work for Transport

More information from the Animal Transport Association's annual conference: Are we transporting our horses they way we should based on current technology, or simply based on tradition?... Read More

NFPA appointments of Animal Professionals to Committees

These appointments provide a real step forward and an opportunity to professionals outside of the fire service to bring their experience, network of colleagues, veterinary oversight, and technical expertise to improve the standard response to animal technical rescue scenarios.... Read More

Air Travel Research on Stress and Welfare

Research from the Netherlands shows air transportation is less stressful than road transportation for horses.... Read More

Are Rear-Facing Trailers the Future of Equine Transport?

In her continuing coverage of the 2012 Animal Transportation Association Conference, Rebecca Gimenez shares insight and safety concerns about traditional horse trailering methods presented by Odessa Holmes.... Read More

Animal Transportation Association Coverage, Day 2

Day 2 of the 38th Annual Animal Transportation Association Conference included discussions about animal welfare during shipping. What are your thoughts?... Read More

Animal Transportation Association Coverage, Day 1

Rebecca Gimenez introduces her day-by-day coverage of the 38th Annual Animal Transportation Association Conference, which takes place March 18-21, 2012.... Read More

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The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency? describes real-life equine emergencies and rescues, along with lessons on how to avoid such situations when possible and how to effectively save the horses and humans involved.