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        06-20-2013, 12:36 PM
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    So this is a theoretical question: If you were to tell a completely beginner horseperson what they need in a horse first aid kit, what would you say? Don't assume anything. Tell what you have in yours. Let's see how this goes....
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        06-21-2013, 03:37 AM
        06-21-2013, 10:40 PM
    Bump. Again.
        06-21-2013, 11:35 PM
    This is a good question. I have NO idea! I was just thinking yesterday at Fleet Farm that I should really buy some wound spray or something, but I don't have any idea what kinds qork best, or what. I'd guess some ointment for wounds. Beyond that... No idea. I'd be interested in hearing as well.
        06-21-2013, 11:49 PM
    Lol, people w/ good horse first aid kits: at least 2 members are bring deprived of your knowledge and want the help you have to offer! Save us! Lmao!
        06-21-2013, 11:52 PM
    I would first tell them to talk to there vet about what they need what I have in my is ace shot and bamame shot and past wraps with quilts, gaze there is a whole list on the you.S riders web site that will tell you what you need and should have this is a great question
        06-21-2013, 11:53 PM
    Yes do! Clem had some nasty bite marks on her poll the other week (they're healing nicely). Had NO idea what to do for them, so I just didn't. LOL

    That being said she still rules the herd with a pin of her ears so I'm guessing some poor horse in the pasture is worse off! Hopefully their owner knew better than I did what to do!
        06-22-2013, 12:40 AM
    But what stuff do you believe any good horse person should have around?
        06-22-2013, 01:38 AM
    Swat, iodine, vet wrap, fly spray, would be my MUST haves.
    There's lots of other things but those will get you through the typicall day to day nicks and scrapes.
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        06-27-2013, 02:27 AM
    I'd say the stuff Phly posted, as well as a thermometer and a couple other necessities...

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