Emergency Planning


Natural Disaster: Are You and Your Horse Ready?

October 11, 2016

Are you and your horse ready for emergency evacuation? Get tools and information you need to keep your horse healthy.... Read More


Keeping Your Horse Healthy on the Trail

August 03, 2016

Ways to prepare for, prevent, and handle potential emergencies on the trail.... Read More


Help! How to Manage Equine Emergencies

July 28, 2016

Your horse is wounded, bleeding, or critically ill: What should you do? Get advice from our expert!... Read More


My Horse's Vet Bill is How Much?

July 07, 2016

Understand the costs of veterinary care before you're faced with a sick or injured horse.... Read More


Hurricane Preparedness

May 17, 2016

Dr. Becky McConnico offers advice on planning for hurricane season. ... Read More


20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 12, 2016

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods, and with understanding your farm.... Read More

Some disaster areas, such as Moore, Oklahoma, after the 2013 tornado, can look like war zones.


Before You Volunteer at a Disaster Site

October 05, 2015

Consider these important factors before you volunteer in an emergency or disaster situation.... Read More


On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More


Poll Recap: Natural Disaster Planning

August 25, 2015

The majority of respondents said they've thought about disaster planning and have an idea of how they would respond. ... Read More


Be Your Horse's Hero: Proactively React to Wildfire Danger

August 24, 2015

Rebecca Gimenez shares tips for preparing for a wildfire evacuation.... Read More


Emergency Horse Care

June 14, 2015

Use this form to give your horses' caretakers the info they need in case you have to evacuate without your horses.... Read More


Horse Identification

June 10, 2015

Keep track of your horse's distinguishing characteristics and all emergency information in this one-page form.... Read More


Equine Emergency-Evacuation Kit Checklist

June 09, 2015

Print and use this checklist to ensure you have the basics for both humans and horses in case of an evacuation.... Read More


Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 06, 2015

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners should ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More


Towing Safety and Horse Trailer Maintenance

April 01, 2015

Our equine emergency safety blogger offers tips to ensure your horse trailer is fit for the road.... Read More


Poll Recap: Flooding and Horse Facilities

March 17, 2015

Of the 585 respondents, 190 (32%) said they use preventive measures to prevent their barns from flooding. ... Read More


In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

March 06, 2015

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More


Preparedness is Key to Surviving Tornadoes with Horses

March 04, 2015

Being prepared in advance is crucial for helping horses survive potentially life-threatening storms.... Read More


Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

March 02, 2015

Prepare a disaster plan for keeping your horse safe during wildfires, hurricanes, and other emergencies.... Read More

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14 More Considerations for Preventing Horse Barn Fires

February 02, 2015

What steps have you taken to prevent fires in your barn?... Read More


Snow Blizzard 2015: Are You Prepared?

January 26, 2015

One Connecticut horse farm gets ready for a predicted blizzard. Are your horses ready?... Read More


Are You Crash-Ready?

January 19, 2015

Here's what to do if you have a horse-hauling accident and how to avoid a wreck in the first place.... Read More


Six Ways to Better Prevent and Respond to Barn Fires

January 12, 2015

What fire-prevention methods have you used in your barn?... Read More


In Case of Emergency on the Road

August 27, 2014

This trailer-safety checklist will ensure you're prepared to deal with emergencies if they arise when hauling horses.... Read More


Protecting Against Wildfire

August 06, 2014

Learn how to identify and reduce fire risk on your property.... Read More