Don’t Drown Your Horse, Part 2

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Have you taken a “Horse Swimming Safety Course” with your local Red Cross? Of course not–there is not such a thing.

In developed countries we have resources for teaching people how to drown-proof and how to properly attend to drowning incidents, yet it is still a leading cause for unintentional injury death as more than 3,000 people drown each year (that is over nine per day.)

  • Read the in-depth CDC report on drowning deaths in the USA

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Rebecca Gimenez Husted, BS, PhD, is the primary instructor and president of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue. Her first book, Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue, was published in 2008. She is an internationally sought instructor in technical rescue techniques, procedures, and methodologies, and she has published numerous critiques, articles and journal submissions on horse safety, technical large animal rescue and horse handling issues.

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