General horse handling

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Term: 2014
Published: November 19, 2014
Revised: August 25, 2016

These videos on general horse handling provide information on the following topics. Click on the title to view the video on YouTube:

  1. Introduction
  2. Assessment of a situation
  3. Approaching a horse
  4. Putting a halter on
  5. Leading a horse
  6. Leading a horse through or into an enclosed space
  7. Emergency stop
  8. Backing-up a horse
  9. Picking up the legs
  10. Inspecting under tail
  11. Other restraining methods
  12. Grooming
  13. Deworming
  14. Measuring height
  15. Rasping teeth or floating
  16. Injections and blood collection

About The Instructor

Dr E van Vollenhoven

Dr Elize van Vollenhoven

Equine Medicine and Surgery: Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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