The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency?

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

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. ... Read More

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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

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.