The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency?

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

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.... Read More

Disaster Preparedness and Planning: Part 2

Now that you have your human emergency plan in place, Rebecca turns to the critters. Whether you board or keep horses at home, learn about creating an equine evacuation plan.... Read More

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Personal Disaster Preparedness, Part 1

Is your family ready in case of disaster? Take this quiz to find out.... Read More

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Large Animal Rescue: Moving into 2013 and Beyond

The year 2013 is expected to bring some significant steps forward in large animal rescue, both in the United States and around the world.... Read More

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Water Efforts Lead to Australian Entrapment Challenges

Rebecca reports from her large animal rescue training tour in Australia, where water collection tanks create safety issues for horses. ... Read More

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Whatever You Do, Don't Panic

Horses pick up on body language and small cues from their handlers, which means it's especially important to stay calm during an emergency rescue situation.... Read More

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What Do I Do with This Dead Horse? Part 2

Last time we talked about the problems caused by not disposing of a carcass in a timely manner. This week we look at disposal methods and options.... 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.