Preview: Vet Talk: The Basics on How To Wrap Legs, Give Intravenous Needles and Temperature!
Brazos Valley Equine, regarded as one of the top equine care operations in the industry, takes us through a three-part series on basic horse care and injury.
* How to give IV shots when an emergency arises and vet is too far away.
* Wrapping legs for work or hauling to improve protection, but also prevent wrapping injuries such as bowed tendons.
* Taking a horses temperature, what the readings mean and when to be concerned.
Lauren demonstrates the correct way to give an IV shot in the case of an emergency. She also explains the importance of how to avoid the artery and causing serious problems! This should only be done under emergency situations and a vet is not available.
How to take temperature and expected readings. When your horse's temperature is 101+ call the vet!
Wrapping legs for working, showing, hauling and healing is very beneficial. But wrapping the wrong way can cause more problems than what you are trying to prevent! Watch as Lauren explains the proper way to wrap!