Pet Disaster Tip #36: Turning Horses Loose

Pet Disaster Tip #36: Turning Horses Loose

Horse experts add that if you must turn your horses loose in a last ditch effort – do not halter them, as that can be as life threatening as an disaster, merely by the halter catching on foliage or other things, which can cause a broken neck should a horse...
Pet Disaster Tip #35: Horse Halters

Pet Disaster Tip #35: Horse Halters

Got horses ? Or other large animals ? Make sure every stall has a well fitting halter with farm name and contact numbers and lead rope. Emergency workers can’t move your horse out of a danger zone without one. Second label every stall with the horse’s...
Pet Disaster Tip #31 – Equine Evacuation Plan

Pet Disaster Tip #31 – Equine Evacuation Plan

When faced with a disaster, owners can execute an equine evacuation plan, which involves removing horses from at risk areas before the disaster arrives and transporting them to a previously determined location. Horses pastured (Sheltered in place) during a disaster...
How to Prepare Your Horse for Evacuation

How to Prepare Your Horse for Evacuation

Make sure your trailer is accessible and ready to use. Make sure your horse will load. Even the most seasoned loaders may balk under stress so be ready. If you can’t take all your horses in one trip make sure you know which ones are priority. You don’t...