Emergency Rescue Techniques

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Movies and TV's Effect on Real-Life Horse Extractions

June 19, 2014

Real life shouldn't emulate art when it comes to working with and rescuing large animals.... Read More

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Best Practices in Trailer Overturn Emergencies

June 03, 2014

There are a number of dos and don'ts when responding to horse trailer overturns. Don't make these mistakes!... Read More

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Trailering Your Horse with Safety in Mind

April 21, 2014

Make every trip a positive experience by planning it out ahead of time to ensure that your horse arrives safe.... Read More

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Fire Agency Adopts Large Animal Rescue Guidelines

January 15, 2014

The guidelines cover recommended practices for animal rescues, equipment used in such situations, and more. ... Read More

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The Top 10 Blogs of 2013

January 04, 2014

Here's a look back at TheHorse.com's 10 most popular blog posts in 2013. Did your favorites make the list? ... Read More

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My Horses are Out On the Ice

December 17, 2013

Protect horses from icy ponds by using barriers such as fences. Otherwise, the results could be devastating.... Read More

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Large Animal Rescue Training in Australia

November 07, 2013

Learn about large-animal rescue training efforts in Australia.... Read More

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Safety of Emergency Personnel During Large Animal Rescue

November 06, 2013

Dr. Rebecca Gimenez shares information from the Fifth International Conference on Large Animal Rescue.... Read More

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Registration Open for KHC's Livestock Investigation Training

June 10, 2013

Attendees will learn how to handle horses, assess body condition score, and more.... Read More

This photo from May 21 shows the Main Barn at the Orr Family Farm. The Main Barn was used for group events, wedding receptions, and other events associated with the Orr Family Farm.

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Oklahoma Horse Owners Face Tornado Devastation

May 21, 2013

Horse owners in Oklahoma are assessing their losses while bracing for yet another round of strong storms. ... Read More

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Handling Hyperthermia and Hypothermia in Horses

April 12, 2013

One veterinarian reviews equine hyperthermia and hypothermia and how to best manage affected horses.... Read More

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Florida Barn Fire Claims Pregnant Mare

March 09, 2013

A fire at a breeding farm claimed the life of a pregnant mare and caused more than $425,000 in other damages.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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