The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency?

Horse Trailer Ramp Safety

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

Connecticut to Virginia with an Elderly Horse

Moving this summer? Here's a first-hand story of using specialized transport to relocate an aging equine.... Read More

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Top 5 Ways Not to Get Kicked

Here are some simple things you can do to avoid getting kicked by a horse.... Read More

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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.... Read More

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.... Read More

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. ... Read More

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.... Read More

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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?... Read More

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Top 5 Basic Safety Changes to Your Barn

From floor to ceiling, here are the top five safety changes you should make to your barn. ... Read More

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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.... Read More

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.