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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. ...

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....

The Birth of DaVinci Equine Emergency Transport, Maryland

Guest blogger Nicole Ehrentraut discusses the formation of her equine emergency transport company....

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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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....

Accidental Hypothermia In Horses

With the extremely cold temperatures in the United States this week, I want to focus on the problems associated with accidental hypothermia. This information could save your horse's life....

Situational Awareness

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

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.