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Safety: What to Look for in a Barn

Get advice from recent "Horse Behavior and Safety" course participants....

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Buy Reflective for You as well as Your Horse

An inexpensive reflective vest could save your life when trying to catch a loose horse on a roadway....

Protecting Vet Students from Horse-Related Injuries

What is the price of learning and love for animals? Should a veterinary student be willing to die for their work and learning?...

Report from the Fifth International Conference on Large Animal Rescue

I'm posting live from the Fifth International Conference on Large Animal Rescue held this week in Adelaide, South Australia....

SAVMA 2013 Wet Lab Features Mock Disaster Drill with Animals

During the 2013 Student American Veterinary Medical Association convention, students participated in a mock disaster drill with animals....

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. ...

Barn Fire Safety Checklist

Barn fire prevention requires a strategy like no other. Use this checklist to protect both horses and humans in your facility....

Personal Disaster Preparedness, Part 1

Is your family ready in case of disaster? Take this quiz to find out....

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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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Animal Science is Reaching New Horizons

A recent study calls animal science a "useless" degree. Do you agree?...

About This Blog

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.