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Emergency Horse Care Poster

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BEFORE YOU CALL YOUR VETERINARIAN: Assess your horse’s condition to the best of your abilities. This information will help the veterinarian determine the severity of the condition and be better prepared to provide prompt and efficient treatment upon arrival. When

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Management of Wounds in Horses

A splint supporting the back leg of a horse with a severe flexor tendon
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Most wounds should involve at least a phone call to your veterinarian, especially if they are near a joint or tendon. Being familiar with basic anatomy will be of tremendous value in helping describe wound location and how serious they are. Doing all the initial steps right are the biggest keys to a successful outcome.

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Fractures in Horses: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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After Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro underwent surgical repair of a severe fracture many equine veterinarians were hearing the same statement “I didn’t think you could fix a broken leg in a horse”. The truth is some you can and some you cannot.

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