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Provided by Cherie:

Riding First Aid Kit (In small nylon, zipper container)

Gauze squares (small baggie)
Coflex (1 roll)
Brown gauze (1 roll)
Sanitary napkins (2-3, used as padding)
Saline Solution (small squeeze bottle)
Bandage scissors
Leatherman tool
Hoof boot
Small flashlight
Bandaids
Benadryl
Arm sling
Emergency blanket
(I usually keep the flashlight, emergency blanket, cell phone, bandana, Leatherman tool, tiny bottles of sunscreen and bug spray, chapstick, saline solution, a food bar and water in a fanny pack in case I get separated from my horse)

Trailer First Aid Kit (small, clear, plastic box)

Pen & paper
Thermometer
Stethoscope
Bandage scissors
Sharps scissors
Gauze pads (large baggie)
Coflex or vetrap (3 rolls)
Stretch brown gauze rolls (3 rolls)
Sheet cotton (1 roll)
Elasticon (1 roll)
Telfa pad
Chlorhexidine (Nolvassan) solution
(diluted in small squirt bottle)
Triple antibiotic ointment
Eye antibiotic ointment
Large bottle saline solution
Baby wipes
Bute paste
Banamine paste
Latex gloves
Instant cold pack
Assorted needles, syringes, scalpel blade (in small Tupperware)
Surgical super glue or stapler (in case Iím way out on an overnight)
Duct tape
Pair of hoofboots


Stable First Aid Kit (Large Rubbermaid box)

Post vet contact numbers
Post clear written directions to barn (hard to think in panic!)

TRAILER FIRST AID KIT

(I keep this kit in small, clear, plastic box and when not trailering I put it in the large Rubbermaid container with rest of stable kit so I donít have to duplicate some items)
Sterile gauze pads
Non-sterile gauze pads
Sheet cotton (4 rolls total)
Stretch brown gauze rolls (8 rolls total)
Gamgee padding (or disposable diapers)
Padded leg wraps
Long q-tips
Chlorhexidine solution gallon
Chlorhexidine scrub
Betadine solution
Hydrogen peroxide
Chlorhexadine ointment
Zinc oxide (Desitin diaper rash cream)
Wonderdust
Epsom salt
Salt (add 1 tsp. To 1 Qt. Water for wound flush)
Epinephrine (ask vet)
Sedative (ask vet)
Scalpel
Scalpel blades
18 gauge needles
20 or 22 gauge needles
3 cc syringes
10 cc syringes
20 cc syringes
35 cc syringes
60 cc syringe (2)
Small sharps container
Tourniquet
Twitch

For humans

bandaids
Aspirin
Ibuprofen
Benadryl
Cervical collar
Pocket mask

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