Preparing for Natural Disasters

In your opinion, what is the most important part of your natural disaster plan?

Rescue and care of horses injured during event
Accessing water and feed for my horses
Locating and identifying my horses if they get loose
All of the above

Total votes cast: 209

Comments & Write-in Answers

Nothing is more important than their safety and well being!

6/17/2012 3:12:39 PM

wildfire is our main threat, evacuation the only recourse

6/15/2012 12:26:37 AM

We live in a forest fire prone area. All above item are of concern

6/13/2012 11:39:31 AM

Get them to a safe place first; our local equestrian center took in horses during the last hurricane

6/13/2012 7:18:22 AM

Don't be there when it happens!

6/13/2012 12:37:42 AM

how often must they urinate

6/12/2012 11:50:31 PM

I don't own a trailer, so I'm totally dependent on the plan of the barn managers!

6/12/2012 9:51:47 PM

I live in a forested area where I fear the horses could be lost--will a horse find the way home?

6/12/2012 8:33:03 PM

truck always has gas, trailer is hitched

6/12/2012 7:21:07 PM

Getting my horses and those without trailers out of the path of danger is the hardest thing, I think

6/12/2012 6:57:07 PM

Depending on the situation, there might be different priorities, but all steps are important!

6/12/2012 6:52:53 PM

phone tree

6/12/2012 5:33:28 PM

During forest fire we were advised by authorities to let our horses loose & we'd round up when safe.

6/12/2012 5:02:10 PM

I haven't had to deal with this to date. My heart goes out to those who have.

6/12/2012 4:28:36 PM

I worry about all the animals in any disaster situation . They wouldnt understand

6/12/2012 1:52:17 AM