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emergencies like fires and floods because thats all that effects our area.
9/17/2007 10:17:18 PM
Load the trailer with hay and water, watch the weather and leave early and head north.
9/17/2007 9:27:47 PM
we made a map of the barn so if anything happens people know where the horses are
9/17/2007 10:39:06 AM
we evacuated this summer due to fire threat, then we wrote a plan for future emergencies!
9/17/2007 9:06:41 AM
I board my horse
9/17/2007 6:41:41 AM
vet box, emergency leads and halter, emergency rations, networked with remote horse club members
9/16/2007 9:08:25 PM
We keep drugs and vet supplies on hand. we have two water sources.we keep a years hay in stock.
9/16/2007 9:03:26 PM
Ready to leave at a moments notice w/ horse & lv. qtr trailer in tow. We servived the Rodeo Fire2002
9/16/2007 12:15:09 PM
halters on doors, trailers always hooked up, water access to all areas of property
9/15/2007 9:20:27 PM
Locally in southern California,we have a network of horse owners willing to respond for evacuations
9/15/2007 8:26:35 PM
Load them both in our horse trailer and haul them out!
9/15/2007 6:28:34 PM
trailering from a barrier island to Aiken,SC and barn reservations there
9/15/2007 2:11:41 PM
property layout on file w/fire dept. Hosted an animal emergency seminar w/local fire dept.
9/15/2007 10:10:20 AM
horse truck ready, halters for the grab, vet's phone number programmed.
9/15/2007 6:05:43 AM
call the vet and have a back up vet in emergancys and yet another back up vet so you WILL oen
9/14/2007 9:16:06 PM
KEEPING ALALPHA PELLETS AT HOUSE IN CASE SHORT SUPPLY OF FEED AT MY BARN WHERE i BOARD
9/14/2007 6:53:15 PM
truck & trailer stocked & ready
9/14/2007 3:55:44 PM
homeopathic-herbs-essential oils -batimine
9/14/2007 3:11:26 PM
Emergency kit, vet numbers easily available, horse trailer always inspected and ready to go.
9/14/2007 3:01:29 PM
bute, banamine, IV fluids and needles, stitches and needles, wraps
9/14/2007 12:20:58 PM
I try to be one step ahead of how they could be seriously hurt.
9/14/2007 11:58:01 AM
keeping trailer operable and accessible at all times, H2O & hay stocked, phone tree
9/14/2007 8:45:42 AM
Micro chips and halters with owner ID and phone number.
9/14/2007 12:52:28 AM
bushfire and other fire plans, emergency veterinary care plans
9/14/2007 12:27:04 AM
Comprehensive veterinary kit, evac plans, phone chain, visible brand
9/13/2007 11:27:50 PM
microchipping, plan of escape
9/13/2007 10:28:43 PM
I NEED to microchip,trailer ready.Tornados/lighting-provide shelter and pasture and their instincts
9/13/2007 10:25:24 PM
9/13/2007 8:17:18 PM
suplyes and information on hand
9/13/2007 8:10:16 PM
I have a trailer at my disposal to transport as many horses as I own. emergency kit on hand
9/13/2007 5:44:44 PM
In the process of developing a plan & making preparations
9/13/2007 5:28:45 PM
wraps, thermometer, biozide, eye wash, bute, banamine
9/13/2007 5:27:03 PM
Knowing exactly where the evacuation stables are located (Hunt Horse Complex, Raleigh, NC)
9/13/2007 5:13:37 PM
I carry my vet's # at all times and have equine pain killers available.
9/13/2007 4:46:44 PM
I always have enough hay, medications to get by for a week or more.Trailer big enough for all horses
9/13/2007 4:45:29 PM
dart training and pre storm / fire preperations for early removal
9/13/2007 4:31:58 PM
horses are microchipped, alternate stabling locations, backup transport and emergency feed supplies
9/13/2007 4:16:29 PM
I live in an area where grass fire is the main risk. Just my neighbors and I keeping in contact.
9/13/2007 12:51:46 PM
emergency plan in place
9/13/2007 8:53:44 AM
Other paddocks, float maintained, stock of hay
9/13/2007 8:26:44 AM
My horse trailer is ready if we have to evacuate. I have a first aid kit in my truck.
9/13/2007 1:39:26 AM
4 days before a Hurricane makes landfall in my area, I load up horses, dogs and the cat and head in
9/12/2007 10:19:21 PM
Drug box, halters on corrals, no locks on boarder's trailers
9/12/2007 10:15:01 PM
Stocked trailer; willingness to tough out w/ horses
9/12/2007 6:45:25 PM
do a practice loading/evac dry run simulating terror/ER
9/12/2007 4:24:26 PM
I have the phone # and address of an equine evacuation facility and nearby hotel next to my phone
9/12/2007 4:13:20 PM
evacuation plans, feed/water storage, fire escape plans
9/12/2007 12:42:36 PM
I hope I'll be able to haul him out of danger.
9/12/2007 11:44:10 AM
Permanent ID, temporary housing arrangements,current vac. and documentation
9/12/2007 10:46:21 AM
cell phone, large steril pads, wraps, antibiotic cream, betadine, batamine paste
9/12/2007 10:09:03 AM
Microchipped, will use sprayed on phone numbers for ID as well, and turn out to open fields.
9/12/2007 9:53:01 AM
Supplies on hand , another site to care for them, can haul them all together
9/12/2007 9:52:16 AM
already used sucessfully in a flood
9/12/2007 9:43:32 AM
Hurricane evacuation plan - I live on the FL coast
9/12/2007 9:43:03 AM
I have 5 different areas/barns to take horses too in case of fire, etc.
9/12/2007 9:12:11 AM
Know my barn's wind load; requirements of racetrack shelter in case of evac. Fence repair materials.
9/12/2007 7:50:47 AM
50 gallons per horse stored away, enough hay and feed for 2 weeks. first aid kits. and evac planned
9/12/2007 7:48:25 AM
i live on a mountain but my trailers will be loaded with feed and hay meds and every thing i need td
9/12/2007 5:02:42 AM
We have an agreement with a neighboring farm in case of flood or fire etc, to move our horses there.
9/12/2007 1:37:46 AM
Networking w/neighbors, 1st aid kit & nec. equip like halters readily avail. Xtra feed on site.
9/12/2007 1:09:58 AM
Making sure my horses will load the trailer is the big thing.
9/12/2007 12:54:41 AM
phone with emergency #'s in barn. Sterile buckets,gauze,cotton,vetwrap & various other tools.
9/11/2007 11:38:39 PM
Being in AZ, fires and floods would worry me the most. I have a maintained trailer, always ready.
9/11/2007 11:33:10 PM
Fires are our most common emergency, so we have an evacuation plan.
9/11/2007 11:30:03 PM
Several weeks worth of water and hay stored, all records available, locations scoped out.
9/11/2007 11:16:03 PM
Practice loading, have trailer ready to use, microchip horses, id papers in trailer
9/11/2007 11:04:16 PM
put"dog"ID tags on all halters with horses's name my name,address and ph# on them
9/11/2007 11:01:00 PM
fire is our big worry and someone prepares a list of trailers and available space
9/11/2007 10:44:22 PM
Having somewhere else to put them have car & float ready at all times in australia its bush fires
9/11/2007 10:42:18 PM
Truck and trailer on site 24/7. Back up facilities
9/11/2007 10:16:59 PM
I have rm to vacate all 4 horses at once and head the opposite direction of trouble...
9/11/2007 9:40:07 PM
a safe evacuation area. generator to maintain water.
9/11/2007 9:28:09 PM
The only thing I really have to worry bout is storms and I live 2 min. from them I can be there FAST
9/11/2007 9:17:51 PM
Collecting the horse from the place of emergency and taking it to a seprate paddock
9/11/2007 8:56:13 PM
We have arranged off site agistment in case of floods or fires. EI is a challenge!
9/11/2007 8:16:22 PM
AT the first sign of a hurricane or emergency, I'll pack my horse in the HT and get the heck out!
9/11/2007 7:56:52 PM
saved water, have trailer
9/11/2007 7:24:15 PM
plenty of feed, updated shots, maintained truck and trailer
9/11/2007 6:51:49 PM
alternate stabling for floods or other emergencies
9/11/2007 6:20:35 PM
9/11/2007 6:05:53 PM
We have plenty of hay but never considered water. Guess we could ride them to the Colorado river
9/11/2007 6:02:43 PM
In the event i will trailer them out
9/11/2007 6:01:39 PM
trailer ready extra feed and water containers, Vet papers with shot record ID
9/11/2007 5:53:46 PM
my trailer is packed hay,feed , water and other essentials if we need to evacuate.
9/11/2007 5:42:06 PM
Unfortunately, my barn owner still allows smoking around the barn, so I worry about fire.
9/11/2007 5:31:00 PM
tagging, micro-chipping and enough trailer space to evacuate
9/11/2007 5:23:21 PM
start buying hay in March for the next winter in case of drought
9/11/2007 5:21:33 PM
copies of coggins, health cert always in truck, have designated farms to travel to, have 1st aid kit
9/11/2007 4:24:58 PM
I have several vet numbers on hand.
9/11/2007 3:48:36 PM
Fire & earthquakes here, truck/trailer are packed & ready to go, only need to load my mare.
9/11/2007 3:48:18 PM
emergency evacuation plan, and emergency food and water supplies
9/11/2007 3:47:39 PM
TRAILER ALWAYS READY, EQUINE VET ONLY, VERY EQUIPPED FOR FARM CALL, LEARNED ALOT FROM HER IN PAST.
9/11/2007 3:39:52 PM
We don't get severe weather and we're on a hill so no flooding.
9/11/2007 3:36:44 PM
evacuation,transportation,food,water,ID tags & pictures
9/11/2007 3:24:48 PM
My 2 horses are micro-chipped.Otherwise, they are left in pasture during a hurricane.
9/11/2007 3:18:05 PM
A trailer large enough for all horses, water, lg first aid kit, network of friends to help
9/11/2007 3:17:03 PM
Transportation, facilities and feeding plans
9/11/2007 2:50:59 PM
I have made plans to relocated my horses inland to a friend's farm in the event of a major hurricane
9/11/2007 2:49:06 PM
ample supply of hay and water if left for a period of time/evacuation plans if needed
9/11/2007 2:43:32 PM
Bought another horse trailer
9/11/2007 2:19:22 PM
load and get out of Dodge
9/11/2007 2:01:31 PM
reservations at an other barn
9/11/2007 1:53:43 PM
Even if you stable YOU need to be prepared
9/11/2007 1:47:43 PM
name tags with phone numbers on halters
9/11/2007 1:47:39 PM
I'm part of the LA County Animal Care & Control Equine Response Team
9/11/2007 1:25:39 PM
we don't flood or have hurricanes. food put up for ice storms.
9/11/2007 1:24:07 PM
Three gates (quick exit) bandanas-eyes, soft buckets-4-10 gal water,hay bale in trailer,paste calmer
9/11/2007 1:21:18 PM
getting a suitable trailer for all the horses, emergency kit
9/11/2007 1:20:44 PM
Have a group of people who will take in each others horses as needed.
9/11/2007 1:19:46 PM
Not much but floods and tornados here. Just have to turn them loose and hope for the best.
9/11/2007 1:13:54 PM
Just for minor injuries..
9/11/2007 12:28:24 PM
microchip,trailer ready,alternate stable
9/11/2007 12:25:10 PM
hurricane certified stable
9/11/2007 12:20:20 PM
home? yes. Hurricaine? No, safe location.
9/11/2007 12:19:10 PM
Extra supply of hay/water/grain always on hand. Blankets & first aid supplies ready.
9/11/2007 12:15:02 PM
Barn, supplies, microchip, hauling, evacuation site(s) current veterinary status, papers/photo
9/11/2007 12:07:09 PM
Load and leave as quickly as possible
9/11/2007 12:06:21 PM
Have several people "on call" to help in an emergency & people willing to house my horses (temp)
9/11/2007 11:56:30 AM
We have a first aid kit with multiple medications and bandaging supplies.
9/11/2007 11:46:36 AM
trailer available 24x7 and vet on call.
9/11/2007 11:40:47 AM
To not have more horses then my trailer can hold. To have names and numbers of people who can take #
9/11/2007 11:38:40 AM
I review last year's plans and policy. And I update plans&supplies as needed.
9/11/2007 11:27:16 AM
Evacuation sites, access to trailers, microchip
9/11/2007 11:25:39 AM
Don't burn bridges and always be prepared for hurricanes as much as one can be.
9/11/2007 11:21:04 AM
All emer. #s are posted in my barn-vet, fire, sheriff, my cell, office, home; horse trailer onsite.
9/11/2007 11:20:57 AM
Fairly equipped for medical emergencies but not natural disasters unfortunately
9/11/2007 11:20:22 AM
Evacuation locations, extra food & water and a full emergency plan for my family including animals.
9/11/2007 11:18:17 AM
trailer is prepped with first aid, lucerne feed, water. emergency call tree with other horse owners
9/11/2007 11:12:39 AM
extra water, medications, wraps, first aid kits, id tags
9/11/2007 11:07:57 AM
transpo and boarding
9/11/2007 11:04:15 AM
This survey is a good wake up call for me. Will buy items to tag or paint I.D. to them.
9/11/2007 11:03:04 AM
all horses load easily, trailer accessable
9/11/2007 11:01:40 AM
alternate shelter, food and water availability. In a hurricane prone area - you have to make prepara
9/11/2007 10:54:55 AM
Fully Stocked Trailer incl. first aid/alternate route of escape/temp location set up
9/11/2007 10:52:23 AM
first aid kits, protective clothing for horse and handler and bedding and hay, kept in lorry on yard
9/11/2007 10:50:45 AM
Special travel/trailer ins and shelter at home in run-in shed.
9/11/2007 10:42:50 AM
Evacuation to a safe location.
9/11/2007 10:36:26 AM
first aid kit, trailer serviced, and evacuation site
9/11/2007 10:00:13 AM
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