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Equine Emergency Rescue: Transport Accidents

January 2014 by MaryAnne Leighton

Many things can go wrong when you are towing a horse trailer or float but the three main causes of floating accidents are lack of maintenance, poor driving and not hitching the float properly. While fortunately severe injuries from the actual accident are rare, a horse trapped in a float becomes a dangerous object that may explode without warning. This fact sheet is a must-read for every horse owner and explains the essential do's and don'ts. 

More detailed and essential information is contained in the book Equine Emergency Rescue - A guide to Large Animal Rescue - which you can purchase online here for just $29.95 plus postage. Large animal rescue courses are run throughout Australia find out when and where at: www.equineER.com