If you’re faced with equine emergency, scrambling to find supplies can use up precious time and add to your stress. Take time now to restock your first-aid kit, checking to see if often-used items need to be replaced, or seldom-used items have expired (unless stated otherwise, perishable items should be replaced every three years). Then use this chart to gather some time-saving and helpful tools.
This chart appeared in the February 2008 issue of Horse & Rider and is excerpted from the book Hands-On Horse Care. For great info on tried-and-true remedies for ailments your horse is bound to face soon or later, see “Vets’ Best Fixes for 5 Common Maladies” in our March 2010 issue. To order a copy of either of these issues or other back issues, call 877-717-8928.