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Empire Equine
2318 Olivet Lane - Santa Rosa - CA - 95401

First Aid
Even if you take excellent care of your horse, bumps and scrapes are bound to happen.  Being prepared for minor first aid is an important aspect of being a responsible horse owner.

We recommend having the following items on hand in case of an emergency:

Topical Wound Ointment
Triple Antibiotic Ointment or
Swat or Corona
Digital or Mercury

Bandage Material
Cotton Wraps
Vet Wrap or Polo-type Wraps
Usually not necessary but may include Phenylbutazone "Bute"
and Antibiotic Eye Ointment

Normal Vital Signs

98.5-101.5 F

Heart Rate:  
32-44 Beats/minute

Respiratory Rate: 
12-18 Breaths/minute
Wound Cleaner
Betadine Solution, Saline or Vetericyn for cleaning wounds.

Still not sure what to do? Give us a call! We would be happy to provide a phone consult and, if need be, see your horse.
...We have witness (her) professional & compassionate "stall side manner," ever considerate of the welfare of both patient & owner, especially during stressful events.
                                             -The Peabody Family
                                                Clients for 21 years