All training courses are hands-on with horses who are patient and willing. You'll learn through a combination of PowerPoint, video and real-life scenarios how to handle even the most extreme emergency with confidence and skill. No experience is necessary and you'll never be put 'on the spot'... just tactile learning with horses in a supportive and fun environment. From the newbie to the most seasoned horse person... everyone will learn something new!
Courses are eligible for equine insurance discounts, EAGALA credits, PATH credits, IAABC credits, AAVT CE credits, Green certificate and Equestrian Canada credits)
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"A one-day hands-on course with horses covering: what your vet needs to know when you call, conditioning a horse to accept treatment, taking proper vital signs, dealing with lacerations, punctures, colic, choke, collapse, casting, shock, hoof issues, recognizing pain in the horse, sources of pain and alleviation, spinal health, injury prevention and so much more! All attendees receive a certificate of completion, first aid manual and this course earns you professional development credits with Equestrian Canada as well as equine-related insurance discounts!
(the basic first aid course is recommended prior to taking the advanced course) "
Equine Health & Emergency First Aid
Advanced Emergency First Aid Training Course
PLAN PREPARE REACT to ANY emergency!
Join us for a one day highly advanced equine emergency first aid course and learn what to do in more extreme situations!
Covering everything from assessing the condition of a horse, trapped horses, poison, burns, bites, hypo/hyperthermia, tie ups, fractures, sucking chest wounds and more, this course prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries, where without human intervention the horse will not survive.
Advanced Emergency First Aid Training Course - Wilderness Edition
A wilderness version of the above - this one day, highly advanced equine emergency first aid course is for the adventurous outdoor rider. With a camping and stitching component, this also covers everything including trapped horses, poison, burns and bites, hypo/hyperthermia, tie ups, fractures and sucking chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries, where without human intervention the horse will not survive.
Disaster Planning and Emergency Preparedness Course
A MUST for any livestock owner, this course will train you in fire prevention, planning for and executing safe evacuation procedures, hidden dangers and responding to first aid emergencies. It also covers what to do in natural disasters such as flooding, wild fires, ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes and more. Don't be unprepared - we can help you help your animals. This course is suitable for any livestock operation, not just horses and is supported by the insurance industry.
First Aid Fundamentals Course
This is a half day fast paced clinic covering the fundamentals of first aid. Working hands on with the horses, you will learn to take vital signs, recognize pain in the horse, detect colic, and participate in lots of bandaging in realistic scenarios! All attendees receive a first aid reference booklet.
I Can Help - Horse First Aid for Kids Course
Have a horse crazy youngster? Sign them up for the 3 hour kids program. They'll learn horse safety and basic first aid in a fun, hands on environment. There's even a recipe for horse cookies in their manual and they'll all get a frameable certificate of completion! No horse experience necessary!