Horse First Aid Kit Supplies

By Deb Haines

Please always establish a relationship with a hands on Veterinarian. Many times prescriptions drugs that are needed in a emergency vets will leave with their clients depending on the relationship established with that veterinarian.

First Aid Kit Supplies

  • Phone number for regular vet and emergency vet
  • Roll cotton
  • Self-adhesive bandage
  • Gauze pads (assorted sizes)
  • Adhesive cloth tape
  • Duct tape
  • Leg wraps (pillow wraps and stable bandages)
  • Scissors
  • Rectal Thermometer ( Normal temperature: 99-101°F; 37.2-38.3°C. )
  • Surgical scrub and antiseptic solution ( Betadine is used often)
  • Wound Ointment
  • Latex gloves
  • Flashlight
  • Extra Batteries
  • Pliers or nippers (to pull nails)
  • Eye wash
  • Clean towels
  • Epsom Salts
  • Hoof Boot
  • Animalintex poultice pads for abscesse
  • Electrolyte powder or paste
  • Lube
  • Mineral oil
  • Duct tape or guerilla tape.
  • Abdominal pads great. Maxipads work ok too
  • Fly spray
  • Empty spray bottle
  • Paper towels
  • Rope
  • Hoof pick


Terramycin ointment
Saline solution

First Aid kit for Humans

  • Absorbent compress dressings
  • Adhesive bandages (assorted sizes)
  • Adhesive cloth tape
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Asprin
  • Blanket
  • Breathing barrier (for CPR)
  • Instant cold compress
  • Nonlatex gloves
  • Hydrocortisone ointment (for skin irritations)
  • Scissors
  • Gauze bandages
  • Gauze pads (assorted sizes)
  • Oral Thermometer
  • Tweezers
  • First aid instruction booklet

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