Emergency Rescue Techniques

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CSU Vets, Students Helping Horses Affected by Colo. Wildfire

June 14, 2012

CSU staff and students have examined and/or treated about 150 horses displaced by the wildfire so far.... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for Active Wildfire Season

June 03, 2012

National authorities have cautioned horse owners to prepare for wildfires before they occur.... Read More

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Hurricane Season Resources for Horse Owners

June 01, 2012

Learn how to prepare yourself, your horse, and your farm for the hurricane season.... Read More

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Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

June 01, 2012

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

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AVC to Offers Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course

May 13, 2012

Atlantic Veterinary College's Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue course will take place July 5-7.... Read More

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Large Animal Rescue Training at NC State, April 20-22

April 14, 2012

Veterinarians, emergency responders, and general horse caretakers are encouraged to attend.... Read More

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KHC Puts U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Funds to Work

April 13, 2012

U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Funds provided feed, hay, fencing, and veterinary supplies to equestrians in need.... Read More

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Kentucky Large-Animal Rescue Training Session Scheduled

February 09, 2012

Scheduled for March 30–April 1, the TLAER Training is open to EKU students and the general public.... Read More

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LSU Veterinary School Helps Care for Rescued Horses

January 23, 2012

The LSU veterinary school helped provide medical care for dozens of allegedly maltreated horses.... Read More

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Large-Animal Rescue Training Scheduled at EKU

December 07, 2011

The training is scheduled for March 30-Apr. 1, 2012 and will take place in Richmond, Ky.... Read More

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NJDA Seeks Large Animal Facilities for Emergency Shelters

September 26, 2011

The NJDA seeking to ensure there are enough facilities available to accommodate large animals in emergencies.... Read More

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Search Continues for New York Thoroughbreds Lost in Flood

September 16, 2011

The horses' owner hopes aggressive ground searches will help locate the horses displaced in Hurricane Irene.... Read More

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TAHC Responds to Raging Wildfires Across Texas

September 12, 2011

The wildfires across the state of Texas have necessitated assistance from the Texas Animal Heath Commission.... Read More

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Wildfires: When Evacuation is Not an Option

September 08, 2011

Tips for horse owners caught in the lines of wildfires when evacuation is not an option.... Read More

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Too Soon to Assess Wildfire-Related Equine Injuries

September 08, 2011

While firefighters continue their efforts to contain wildfires burning in Texas, a veterinarian located ... Read More

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Texas Wildfires: Too Soon to Know How Many Horses Evacuated

September 06, 2011

Members of Texas' equine community are working together to help horses threatened by raging wildfires.... Read More

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IAWTI Courses Help Responders Handle Livestock Emergencies

August 31, 2011

Two training session at UC Davis trained first responders in the safest ways to handle livestock emergencies.... Read More

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AAEP Helps Practitioners, Horse Owners Prepare for Hurricane

August 26, 2011

The AAEP alerts owners and veterinarians to take precautionary steps for equine safety this hurricane season.... Read More

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TLAER to Host Training at MSU

August 21, 2011

TLAER is hosting a large animal emergency rescue awareness course at Mississippi State University, Oct. 22-23.... Read More

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Miami Animal Import Center Holds Large Animal Rescue Meeting

August 14, 2011

The Miami Animal Import Center played host to a recent meeting that reviewed equine airplane rescue protocol.... Read More

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Commentary: Disaster Preparedness: The Time is Now

July 10, 2011

It is time for equine veterinarians, owners, and stakeholders to become effectively engaged in preventing... Read More

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Report: Equine Panic, Equipment Flaw Caused UF Horse Death

June 28, 2011

A University of Florida (UF) Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) review team has credited an ... Read More

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Tornado at Churchill Downs: 'Miracle No One Was Hurt'

June 23, 2011

No horses or humans were injured when a tornado ripped through several barns at Churchill Downs on June 22.... Read More

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Plan Now for Natural Disasters

June 18, 2011

Planning ahead for natural disasters can increase your horse's chance for surviving the storm. ... Read More

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Tips for Surviving a Barn Fire

June 14, 2011

Horse owners are frequently informed about how to reduce fire risks, but knowing how to react if a fire does ... Read More