Rescuers can employ equine-specific manufactured slings, or fabricate a temporary sling from rope or a fire hose. A sling gives rescuers mechanical advantage--it can help them move a horse up an inclined plane (dragging up a ramp) or get a horse out of a tight spot with a pulley. Sliding a horse up a ramp from a hole or into a trailer is easier than lifting him with a pulley; a pulley relies on li

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