First Aid Kit for Horses

First Aid Kit for HorsesAll horse owners should be ready for an emergency and have a first aid kit to prevent further injury until your veterinarian arrives. Below is a list of items that will help with this:

• Phone number for your veterinarian and a cell phone
• Antibiotic ointment
• Bandage scissors, tape, elastic bandage rolls and cotton bandage rolls
• Cotton tipped swabs
• Sterile eye rinse
• Gauze pads and rolls
• Latex (or non-allergic) gloves
• Medications (2 week supply with clearly labeled instructions)
• Non-adherent (Telfa) bandage pads
• Thermometer
• Towel and washcloth
• Tweezers and/or hemostat
• First Aid Manual for Horses

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