The Horse 911: What's Your Emergency?

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

Situational Awareness

Are you aware of the smells, sounds, and sights around you at all times? This situational awareness could save your life.... Read More

Animal Science is Reaching New Horizons

A recent study calls animal science a "useless" degree. Do you agree?... Read More

National Association of Trailer Manufacturers - Current and Future

Clint Lancaster of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers presented on the current state of affairs for trailer manufacturers, as well as the future of safety regulations.... 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.