The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency?

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.... Read More

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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.... Read More

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Safety: What to Look for in a Barn

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

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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.... Read More

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Buy Reflective for You as well as Your Horse

An inexpensive reflective vest could save your life when trying to catch a loose horse on a roadway.... Read More

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?... Read More

My Horses are Out On the Ice

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

Large Animal Rescue Training in Australia

Learn about large-animal rescue training efforts in Australia.... Read More

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.... Read More

Animal Welfare In Transport: Contingency Planning

This is my report from the Animal Transportation Association sponsored webinar held in July.... Read More

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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.