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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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Report: Animals after Disasters Conference

Rebecca gives an update from a recent conference and reviews the history of large-animal disaster planning and organizations....

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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. ...

Situational Awareness

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

NFPA appointments of Animal Professionals to Committees

These appointments provide a real step forward and an opportunity to professionals outside of the fire service to bring their experience, network of colleagues, veterinary oversight, and technical expertise to improve the standard response to animal technical rescue scenarios....

Top 3 Mistakes Veterinarians Make During Equine Emergencies

As part of the rescue team, veterinarians play an important role in securing and saving a horse in danger, but missteps can and do happen. Our expert offers three mistakes to avoid....

Top 4 Mistakes Responders Make During Equine Emergencies

Hands-on experience and specialized training can help emergency personnel avoid these common pitfalls when responding to a horse-related incident....

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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.