Connecticut to Virginia with an Elderly Horse


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In a previous post, Nicole Ehrentraut from Da Vinci Equine gave an overview of her building a specialty emergency response and transportation business. In this follow up, I wanted to share her very touching story of moving Tootsie the Appaloosa mare, who had some special physical concerns and advanced age. Turns out they had to go during the storm of the century in the Northeast this winter, and it illustrates many features of specialized transport with ambulances

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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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