04 Putting on a halter

Description: a. Preparing the halter: How to prepare a halter. b. Method 1: Arm over neck: How to

Description: a. Preparing the halter: How to prepare a halter. b. Method 1: Arm over neck: How to put a halter on a horse: arm over neck method. c. Method 2: Arm under neck: How to put a halter on a horse: arm under neck method. d. Method 3: Controlling the nose: How to put a halter on a horse by controlling the nose. e. Checking that the halter fits correctly: How to check that the halter fits the horse correctly. Script writing: Dr E van Vollenhoven: Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Editing of script: Dr Quixi Sonntag. Copyright: University of Pretoria. Video production, editing, sound and graphics: Andre du Plessis. Department for Education Innovation, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Additional camera: Hennie van der Merwe. Label design: Ms Estelle Mayhew. Demonstrators: Main demonstrator: Ms Christie Jansen van Rensburg. Demonstrator Clinical Section: Dr Adrienne Viljoen. Information clinical section: Dr Patrick Page. Acknowledgements: Prof JP Schoeman (HoD Companion Animal Studies) for his support and financial assistance as well as Dr El-Marie Mostert (Education Consultant) for her comments and encouragement. Onderstepoort Teaching Animal Unit (OTAU) for the use of the horses. Produced for: Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa. More information is available through the African Veterinary Information Portal (AfriVIP) at: http://www.afrivip.org AfriVIP is not responsible for verifying the proprietary content of the materials. Any veterinary medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for diagnosis or a replacement for veterinary evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a veterinary professional. Viewer discretion is advised: Some veterinary content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers. Copyright: This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ (c) 2016 University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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