Emergencies happen. Being prepared can help you get through them with less stress. Having an emergency kit in your barn and trailer is a good place to start. The kit should contain all of the basic items to get you through the most common emergencies until your TEVA veterinarian arrives, if he/she is needed.
Keep TEVA’s phone number on a laminated card in your emergency kit so that it is handy. Also keep some human emergency supplies in your kit so that you don’t need to keep a separate human first aid kit. Your kit can be kept in a clean plastic storage box. If you don’t have a lot of room, you can even use a clean water/food bucket. Just use plastic wrap and duct tape to seal the top.
Emergency Kit Supplies:
Ask your TEVA veterinarian if they would like you to keep the following supplies. These must be obtained through a veterinarian.
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Author: Sallie S. Hyman, VMD, DACVIM, CVA
Information in this article is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for evaluation by an equine professional. In particular, all horse owners should seek advice and treatment from a licensed veterinarian, such as TEVA, for their horses' medical care.
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