Horse Emergency Information


Horse Emergency Information articles

Is Your Barn Prepared for Emergencies?
May 8 is recognized as National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day. Read more >>

Emergency Plan
Whatever the emergency—fire, tornado, hurricane or earthquake—it’s important to be prepared.  Read more >>

Emergency Contact Information
Make sure those who care for your horse have the emergency contact numbers they need. Read more >>

Directions to Emergency Responders
If you become incapacitated during an accident, you can make sure your horses will be taken care of by leaving information that will help direct emergency responders. Read more >>

Road Emergency!
It is impossible to plan for every potential emergency, but being prepared in advance can make the difference between being helpful and being helpless. Read more >>

Tips for Horse Owners to Prepare for Hurricane Season
LSU and the Louisiana State Animal Response Team provide readiness guidelines. Read more >>

Escaping the Wildfire
They issued a mandatory evacuation and I didn’t have a trailer.  Read more >>

Part II of Escaping the Wildfire
A mandatory evacuation and no horse trailer left me hand-walking two horses away from the flames, with no plan of where to go. Read more >>

Emergency Preparedness: Survival Stories

HorseChannel 2007 California Wildfire Coverage
Find horse resources and news on the 2007 Southern California wildfires. Read more >>


  1. Great articles! It’s better safe than sorry when protecting your horses, as well as your family! I hope that everyone has a great and safe weekend!

  2. I don’t have a trailer so its a scary thought if I ever have to evacuate with three horses 3 dogs and 4 cats hope everyone is staying safe on the east coast

  3. I feel so sorry for all the people who have to go through storms, and fires. what a big worry and headache. This article should help to get started in the right direction.

  4. So many of these things are common sense but are easily looked over at the same time. Always good to have a reminder…. These things will have to go on my spring to do list!


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