The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency?

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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What Do I Do With This Dead Horse? Part 1

Properly disposing of your horse after his death is an important responsibility for the health and safety of others.... Read More

Don't Drown Your Horse, Part 2

Just like you and me, horses need lessons to learn how to swim.... Read More

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Don't Drown Your Horse, Part 1

Come on, raise your hand if you've ever gone swimming with your horse--it's fun! Sadly, however, stories of horses and humans playing in the water often turn tragic.... Read More

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Getting Involved with Your Local Responders

There are some places that you do not want your name to show up. I can think of several, but one of those would be the Journal of Trauma.... Read More

Wildfires--Shelter in Place Planning

If the horses and other animals cannot be evacuated in the case of wildfires, the facility should have a shelter-in-place plan for them. ... Read More

Wildfires--Evacuation Planning

It's been predicted that wildfires in the West will be worse than ever this year. Prepare your farm and family now with evacuation planning.... Read More

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Improving Transport with Scientific Evidence and Animal Welfare Legislation

Research shows that we need to improve trailer design and all aspects of equine transport. ... Read More

A Firefighter’s Perspective on Horses

What firefighters want you to know about horses.... Read More

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Ensuring Horse Trailer Floors Don't Fail

Taking the time to check your horse trailer flooring can save you a lot of heartache. ... 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.