Basic Equine First Aid Kit

Most horse owners have certain medications/supplies they won’t be caught without. Following is a suggested list to cover most needs until the veterinarian arrives. This would make a great gift for a new horse owner!

Equipment:
Stethoscope
Thermometer
Watch
Flash light
Bandage Scissors
Dose syringe
Spare halter and lead

Bandaging supplies:
Pack of gauze square (4X4’s)
Non stick pads
Stretch gauze rolls
Sheet cotton
Standing wraps and bandages
Vet wrap
Elastikon
Roll cotton

Medications:
One dose of banamine or buscopam-call 1st
Triple antibiotic or SSD ointment
Bute paste, powder or tabs
Epsom salt
Mastitis cream syringe
Eye wash
Desitin

Other supplies:
Surgical scrub: Nolvasan or similar
Saline spray
Gloves
Poultice

Hoof care:
Duct tape
Soaking boot such as a “Davis Blue Boot”
Items to pull a shoe: Rasp and Pull offs
Animalintex poultice pads