Horse Trailer Safety Kit

First Aid Kits for Horse Trailers and Barns

Sharon Dreifus, DVM, recently spoke to the Saddle Sisters Rider’s Club about Emergency Kits for the barn and horse trailer. I have been hauling for about four years and do not even have a Band-Aid in my trailer. So I found this to be a very comprehensive and informative discussion. The three most important items to have in your Emergency Kit include: an extra halter with lead rope, a flashlight with extra batteries and a humane twitch, if it is appropriate for your horse. The twitch helps release endorphins for about 10 minutes. Also remember to pack a hoof pick, thermometer, towel, antibacterial...

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