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Milton, Ga., Response Program is a Huge Success

This unit has outfitted its department with a cache of large animal equipment, responds to needs within its region, and performs ongoing training. ...

Handling Non-Medical Trail Emergencies

Who would you call if your horse was trapped or injured after a trail-riding accident?...

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Large Animal Rescue: Moving into 2013 and Beyond

The year 2013 is expected to bring some significant steps forward in large animal rescue, both in the United States and around the world....

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Don't Drown Your Horse, Part 2

Just like you and me, horses need lessons to learn how to swim....

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Don't Drown Your Horse, Part 1

Come on, raise your hand if you've ever gone swimming with your horse--it's fun! Sadly, however, stories of horses and humans playing in the water often turn tragic....

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Situational Awareness

Are you aware of the smells, sounds, and sights around you at all times? This situational awareness could save your life....

When Tornadoes Happen to Horses

Our animal emergency expert updates you on horse-related news in the wake of recent storms in the Midwest and South and offers tips on protecting your animals during a tornado....

Top 5 Mistakes Horse Owners Make When Responding to Emergencies

Our expert explains how to best help during an equine emergency involving your own horse....

Ropes Around Horses and Humans--Beware The Dangers

Using ropes around horses is a natural thing to do, but the hidden dangers of ropes are highlighted by the numbers of people who have met death or incurred serious injuries while using them....

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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.