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Movies and TV's Effect on Real-Life Horse Extractions

Real life shouldn't emulate art when it comes to working with and rescuing large animals....

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Large Animal Rescue Training in Australia

Learn about large-animal rescue training efforts in Australia....

Building a First-Aid Kit around Reality

A first-aid kit has to be built around the reality of our abilities, our resources, and our financial commitment. ...

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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....

University of Florida VETS Team: Disaster Response

In my travels around the country, I meet the most fascinating people. I'd like to introduce you to them as well....

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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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Top 5 Basic Safety Changes to Your Barn

From floor to ceiling, here are the top five safety changes you should make to your barn. ...

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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....

Disaster Preparedness and Planning: Part 2

Now that you have your human emergency plan in place, Rebecca turns to the critters. Whether you board or keep horses at home, learn about creating an equine evacuation plan....

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Whatever You Do, Don't Panic

Horses pick up on body language and small cues from their handlers, which means it's especially important to stay calm during an emergency rescue situation....

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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.