All stables should have a horse first aid kit box to help stabilize and manage a horse's illness or injury until the vet arrives.
If you are traveling with horses to shows, clinics, etc., you should also have some horse care items on hand if an injury or illness occurs.
Not sure what to keep in a horse first aid kit? Here are ten essential medical items to keep on hand.
A horse kick has the potential to transform a peaceful afternoon with an equestrian into a dangerous and frightening situation. Horse kicks are dangerous, and usually unexpected - not even the most experienced trainers can always anticipate a kick coming.
However, there is a logic behind why a horse kicks. This is an instinctive reaction that could indicate many things they're experiencing.