Did you know the rate of death for horses under general anesthesia is 100 times greater than humans? Horse size and history makes a difference. Learn that and more about field anesthesia from specialist Dr. Nora Matthews of Texas A & M.
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.