Emergency Rescue Techniques


Barn Fires: The Veterinarian's Role (AAEP 2012)

March 06, 2013

A well-thought-out approach to triage after a barn fire can save horses' lives.... Read More


The Horse: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012

December 31, 2012

We've taken a few minutes to tally our most popular blog posts of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More


Kentucky Large Animal Rescue Training Scheduled

December 15, 2012

The course includes 30 hours of instruction and hands-on training with specially designed training mannequins.... Read More


Hurricane Isaac Equine Rescues Chronicled

October 09, 2012

The Louisiana State Animal Response Team rescued numerous of horses from the storm and its aftermath.... Read More


UC Davis, Texas A&M Team Up for Large Animal Rescue Course

September 21, 2012

Veterinarians and rescuers from UC Davis and Texas A&M teamed up for a recent large animal rescue course.... Read More


TLAER Founder, Primary Instructor to Retire in 2013

September 03, 2012

Tomas Gimenez, Dr.Med.Vet, will retire in 2013 after a career of improving large animal rescue techniques.... Read More


TAHC Announces Horseback Emergency Response Team

August 27, 2012

The team will assist with locating, rounding up, identifying, and moving livestock after disasters.... Read More


University of Florida VETS Team Gets Support from USRider

August 18, 2012

The UF disaster response team funded a rope and webbing testing project with the donation.... Read More


Injured TLAER Horse on the Mend

July 16, 2012

Torque sustained no neurologic deficits as a result of the injury and continues to respond well to treatment.... Read More


TLAER Horse Recovering from Injury in Canada

July 12, 2012

"Torque" is recovering at the University of Prince Edward Island's Atlantic Veterinary College.... Read More


Horses Displaced by Colorado Wildfires

June 25, 2012

More than 200 horses have been evacuated from a wildfire burning near Manitou Springs, Colo.... Read More


CSU Vets, Students Helping Horses Affected by Colo. Wildfire

June 14, 2012

CSU staff and students have examined and/or treated about 150 horses displaced by the wildfire so far.... Read More


Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for Active Wildfire Season

June 03, 2012

National authorities have cautioned horse owners to prepare for wildfires before they occur.... Read More


Hurricane Season Resources for Horse Owners

June 01, 2012

Learn how to prepare yourself, your horse, and your farm for the hurricane season.... Read More


AVC to Offers Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course

May 13, 2012

Atlantic Veterinary College's Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue course will take place July 5-7.... Read More


Large Animal Rescue Training at NC State, April 20-22

April 14, 2012

Veterinarians, emergency responders, and general horse caretakers are encouraged to attend.... Read More


KHC Puts U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Funds to Work

April 13, 2012

U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Funds provided feed, hay, fencing, and veterinary supplies to equestrians in need.... Read More


Kentucky Large-Animal Rescue Training Session Scheduled

February 09, 2012

Scheduled for March 30–April 1, the TLAER Training is open to EKU students and the general public.... Read More


LSU Veterinary School Helps Care for Rescued Horses

January 23, 2012

The LSU veterinary school helped provide medical care for dozens of allegedly maltreated horses.... Read More


Large-Animal Rescue Training Scheduled at EKU

December 07, 2011

The training is scheduled for March 30-Apr. 1, 2012 and will take place in Richmond, Ky.... Read More


NJDA Seeks Large Animal Facilities for Emergency Shelters

September 26, 2011

The NJDA seeking to ensure there are enough facilities available to accommodate large animals in emergencies.... Read More


Search Continues for New York Thoroughbreds Lost in Flood

September 16, 2011

The horses' owner hopes aggressive ground searches will help locate the horses displaced in Hurricane Irene.... Read More


TAHC Responds to Raging Wildfires Across Texas

September 12, 2011

The wildfires across the state of Texas have necessitated assistance from the Texas Animal Heath Commission.... Read More


Wildfires: When Evacuation is Not an Option

September 08, 2011

Tips for horse owners caught in the lines of wildfires when evacuation is not an option.... Read More


Too Soon to Assess Wildfire-Related Equine Injuries

September 08, 2011

While firefighters continue their efforts to contain wildfires burning in Texas, a veterinarian located ... Read More