Horse Medical Supplies

Medical accessories for horses

These tips will help you care for a fully-equipped medical kit for horses. Maintenance of a medical set for horses In order to help your horse after an accident or during an ill health, you should keep medical equipment for the horse in your stable. Purchasing a ready-made set in a convenient transport and storing case, or you can assemble a box of your own choosing with your favorite consumables.

Some stable manager and horse owner keep supplies such as Animalintex Pocket Pad in or near their medical equipment for the treatment of foot abscess and other problems with the hooves, in supplement to the medical supplies. Regularly review the articles in your kits to make sure they are in good working order and verify the expiry date.

As some medications become either inactive or stronger with increasing aging, you should therefore keep track of the expiry date of the product and dispose of them. When you have a small stable in the back yard, you will probably be thinking about replenishing your equipment with one of your own after one of your episodes. It is possible to take your stock in the fall when certain medical jellies or fluids should be placed in a temperature-controlled setting to avoid freeze-ups, and in the early part of the year before your hectic summers timetable begins.

When you run a stable with boarding or horseback riders, you should check your medical equipment for horses on a month-to-month base. So here is a listing of some of the most important medical supplies and other proposals for Items you may want to include in your horse medical kit. Here is a short description of the medical supplies. One roller of absorbant nonsterile or hygienic cotton, to be placed on pillows and under the legs, or to be pulled apart and used like wadding for cleaning a cut.

One roller of gaze, at least 2" in width, to keep the dressings in place. If you have stables, make sure you have stables at your fingertips. Stall bandage will be too long. Supplied with 4" surgical dressings; can be used to clean and apply ointment and dressings.

Delivery of 4" non-adhesive dressing pad. Agile, elastic supports such as Vetrap Elastic. Please note: Although the sanitary napkins do not have an expiry date, they should be changed annually, as hot and old can cause these types of sanitary napkins to melt or become wasted. A digital or veterinarian horse-thermostat with cord and crocodile clamp at the end.

Three times the amount of antibiotics in the ointments. Vaseline for the lubrication of thermometers. Brine to rinse sores. Horse shoehorn extractor and ripper or grater if you need to take off a distorted or contorted pair of shoes before your blacksmith can get there. Soak boots (such as the Davis PVC Treatment Horse Boot) or feet bath.

Disposables in case you need to make a shoe-like cover for a horse's toes. Gaze pad for fixing the horseshoe remedy. Adhesive, elastic supports (Vetrap, Coflex, Powerflex). Bittersalt for softening. Iodine ( (e.g. Betadine Solution) for the steeping liquid.

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