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Snow Blizzard 2015: Are You Prepared?

One Connecticut horse farm gets ready for predicted blizzard. Are your horses ready?...

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Six Ways to Better Prevent and Respond to Barn Fires

Rebecca presented about barn-fire safety at the most recent American Association of Equine Practitioners' convention. Read about the top tips she shared. ...

Safety: What to Look for in a Barn

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

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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?...

Horse Trailer Ramp Safety

Have you seen anything go wrong with a ramp on a trailer? What did you learn from the experience?...

Personal Disaster Preparedness, Part 1

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

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A Firefighter’s Perspective on Horses

What firefighters want you to know about horses....

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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. ...

Air Travel Research on Stress and Welfare

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

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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.