Horse Emergencies Preparation
Do you know what to do with the wide range of horse emergencies? We know that if you own a horse there are going to be horse emergencies. How do you clean a wound? What is the proper way to take your horse’s heart rate? What should every equine first aid kit contain? These are the type of questions you need the answers to handle all sorts of horse emergencies.
Our local veterinary hospital, Bakersfield Large Animal Hospital, occasionally holds client seminars. We were invited to the most recent one held at a banquet room here locally. The topic was handling horse emergencies and the guest speaker was Dr. Jeff Hall, DVM. Dr. Hall works for Zoetis Pharmaceutical, a veterinary medical supply company. In his systematic approach, Dr. Hall offers some great advice when you are faced with an emergency situation. Dr. Hall also tells us about a new product we should consider including in our horse emergencies kit. Dormosadan® gel is a mild sedative that can be very useful to remove tension from many emergency situations.
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