Here's what to pack in your on-trail first-aid kit, and how to use each item. Review this list with your veterinarian for more information on how to provide on-trail first-aid and to see whether he or she has any further suggestions.
When you go for a trail ride, you?ll likely encounter a number of things your horse will perceive as a threat to his safety. As a prey animal, his flight instinct tells him to flee such threats. Your challenge is to keep him under control calmly and confidently. As he begins to trust you as his leader, he?ll learn to stay calm when encountering new object.