My mother always told me, “Horses are accidents waiting to happen.” I find that this is especially true on a weekend…away from home…with no veterinarian around.
Between my 30 years and my mother’s 50 years of horse ownership, we’ve put together a very comprehensive medical bag. My bag stays in my horse trailer at all times and has come in very handy in true emergencies.
It’s in no-way a substitute for veterinary care, but I have used it many times to triage an animal until the owner can get to a veterinarian for further diagnostics and treatment. Continue reading “Equine First Aid Medical Bag Checklist”