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Resolve to Prepare in 2014

The "Year of the Horse" is officially upon us. Now is the perfect time to resolve to finally get disaster planning in place....

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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?...

My Horses are Out On the Ice

Protect horses from icy ponds by using barriers such as fences. Otherwise, the results could be devastating....

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....

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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Connecticut to Virginia with an Elderly Horse

Moving this summer? Here's a first-hand story of using specialized transport to relocate an aging equine....

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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....

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. ...

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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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.