Equine First Aid Kit

I have a very basic and simple first aid kit for my horses. There are many places where you can find lists of things to include in your kit. Many are all inclusive. This list is short and sweet!

I bought an electrical bag with lots of pockets from Home Depot to hold all my first aid kit items. This makes it easy to grab and go when I’m traveling with my horses.

I filled my bag with:

My First Aid Kit

  1. Diapers

  2. Small white towels

  3. Vet Wrap

  4. Thermometer

  5. Hydrogen Peroxide

  6. Saline Solution

  7. Witch Hazel

  8. Mineral Oil

  9. Several sizes of syringes

  10. Scissors

  11. A Sharpie

  12. Athletic Tape

  13. Ultra Shield Fly Repellent Roll On

  14. Swat

  15. coconut oil

  16. A small spray bottle that has an essential oil blend for injuries

  17. Essential Oils: PanAway, Valor II, Valor, Wintergreen, Lemongrass, Geranium, Peppermint, Stress Away, Grounding, Eucalyptus Blue, Peace & Calming, Melrose & Thieves

My First Aid Kit Essential Oils

Diapers make a great wrap for those difficult spots – hocks & knees. I like to use white towels so I can see the dirt and/or blood that may be on an injury and then bleach them clean but rags work just as well.

Vet wrap is obvious… As is Hydrogen Peroxide!

I use the Saline solution as a wash for injuries and for eyes.

Witch Hazel is wonderful for skin ailments.

Mineral Oil and coconut are for tummy aches and to lubricate syringes. Syringes can be used as enemas or for giving medication orally.

I like the roll on fly repellent and the swat because you can apply them right around the injury without getting them IN the injury.

My little spray bottle is great for applying essential oils to the injury, inside the mouth or around the eyes.

Tell me something that’s in your kit that I don’t have by commenting below… It may be something I need to add!!

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