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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?...

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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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....

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. ...

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....

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.