Emergency Rescue Techniques

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Large Animal Rescue Training Covered for Louisiana State Partner Groups

Partner groups of the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART) combined their expertise Nov 13-15 in Minden, La., for a course in technical large animal emergency rescue (TLAER). The course was held at the LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute’s Pine Country location. Leaders Tomas Gimenez, DrMedVet, and Rebecca Gimenez, PhD, provided 24 hours of classroom instruction combine

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LSU Vets Aid Horses Trapped in Trailer

Veterinarians from Louisiana State University (LSU) responded to an emergency call the evening of May 30 after learning that two horses were trapped in an overturned horse trailer as a result of a single vehicle accident.

LSU veterinarians,

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Emergency Care for Horse Operations

Equine authorities at the 2008 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention discussed preparation for and management of barn fires, eventing emergencies, endurance event injuries, racetrack emergencies, emergency care at rodeos, emergency services at steeple-chase and cross-country hunter events, and emergency veterinary care at horse shows.

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Large Animal Rescue Training Offered at Days End Farm

Days End Farm Horse Rescue of Woodbine, Md., will offer Large Animal Rescue Training on two separate dates, March 22 and May 9.

Aimed at emergency responders, horse owners, barn managers, and the general public, each one-day session runs

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Saving Horses 911

Traditionally, in the event of some sort of accident–trailer overturned, horse stuck somewhere, horse down, environmental disaster–the owner or witness often attempts to deal with the incident himself/herself or with the aid of a friend

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Safety Tips for Horses Caught in Floods

In the wake of the recent flooding in the Pacific Northwest, Tomas Gimenez, Dr.Med.Vet, of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue weighed in on safety tips for horse owners managing horses and farms in flood conditions.

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Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course Offered at KHP

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will offer extensive three-day training courses in large animal emergency rescue techniques August 18-20, and August 22-24, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. This training is designed to educate first

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Weekend Search for Lost Horse Unsuccessful


Charlz, the 17-year-old Arabian horse that became separated from his rider on May 25, continued to elude searchers this weekend.

Eight mounted volunteers from a local stable combed the Freetown Massachusetts State Forest on Sunday.

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Search Continues for Horse Lost in State Forest


This Sunday, volunteers will once again comb Massachusetts’ Freetown State Forest in search of Charlz, a horse who was separated from his rider six weeks ago.

“We know he’s out there because we’ve seen his tracks, and he’s been spotted

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Vermont Firefighters Pull Horse From Well

Pittsford, Vt., firefighters rescued a horse that had fallen six or seven feet into an open well.

Fire Chief Tom Hooker said when firefighters arrived on Monday evening the animal was completely submerged in water.

Rescuers used a hose

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