Being able to describe your horse's vital signs to your Vet can be a life-saver during an emergency. In this video, Dr. Tom Casselberry, of Fairfield Calif., demonstrates how to check your horse's pulse.
Apache is in his prime: Paint Saddlebred gelding; 15 hands about 900#; easy keeper; very spirited; trail/western ridden. No formal training. vax'd June 2013; Regular hoof trimming; current Coggins.