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  • Stuck Horses

    • DO NOT PUT YOURSELF IN DANGER.
    • Stay out of reach of the horse as it may flail at any point (legs and head), put on a riding hat.
    • The horse will have periods of quiet followed by very sudden flailing.
    • Call the vet and / or fire brigade.
    • Keep the horse calm (food is helpful for some horses), talk to it from a distance while waiting for the vet.
    • A single quiet equine companion may be useful to keep nearby while waiting but get rid of all other horses and human spectators except for any very experienced horse handlers/muscle power.
    • Bales, lunge lines, lead ropes and riding hats may be useful to have on hand when the vet arrives.