Fire Prevention: Are Fans Safe in a Horse Barn?

Dr. Rebecca Gimenez explains why using box fans in horse barns is dangerous.
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Are Fans Safe in a Horse Barn?
Replace inexpensive box fans with a more expensive, closed housing, UL507-compliant fan, like this one.| Photo: Courtesy Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Dr. Rebecca Gimenez explains why using box fans in horse barns is dangerous.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, “Protecting Your Horse Farm From Fires.” Listen to the full recording here.

Dr. Rebecca Gimenez explains why using box fans in horse barns is dangerous.8/6/2018 15:00

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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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