Dr. Liz Barrett
What You Need in a Horse First-Aid Kit
Watch Dr. Liz Barrett of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute put together a basic first-aid kit that can help in treating horse colic, hoof abscess, and cuts, bumps, and bruises.
About This Video
Dr. Liz Barrett of the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute advises on some items to help you respond quickly and until the veterinarian arrives in case your horse develops colic, has a hoof abscess, or gets a bump, bruise, or cut.
- Why Have a First-Aid Kit?
- Basic Tools
- Supplies for Hoof Abscess
- Supplies for Cuts, Bumps, and Bruises
- Supplies for Colic
- Expiration Dates
About The Expert
Dr. Liz Barrett, DVM, MS, DACVS, is an associate veterinarian and surgeon at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky. A native of Canada, she completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Atlantic Veterinary College before completing a surgical internship at Hagyard and a surgical residency and master’s program at Auburn University. Her research has focused on tendon repair after laceration and on colic. She joined Hagyard’s Sport Horse team in the fall of 2013, concentrating on lameness and emergency work. She is an FEI permitted treating veterinarian. For more information about Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, visit their website.