EQUINE HEALTH SAFETY and FIRST AID TRAINING
NY, ME, NH, VT, CT, RI, MA, PA, NJ, MD, DE, WV, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, OH, TN, KY
Licensed Affiliate of Equi-First Aid USA and Equi-Health Canada
Equine Health Safety and First Aid Training
Eligible For Path-Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship and EAGALA CE Credits
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! (Eligible for equine insurance discounts, EAGALA credits, PATH credits, IAABC credits, and more)Eligible for green certificate/high school ag sign-off
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Equine Health and Emergency First Aid Training Course - $159
This is 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 and a first aid manual. This course also 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.)
Advanced Emergency First Aid Training Course - $159
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!
This course covers everything from assessing the condition of a horse, trapped horses, poison, burns, bites, hypo/hyperthermia, tie ups, fractures, sucking chest wounds and more. It prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries, where without human intervention, the horse will not survive.
Advanced First Aid - Wilderness Edition - $159
A wilderness version of the Advanced course, this one-day, highly advanced equine emergency first aid training class 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 - $159
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, wildfires, 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.
Safe Trailering Practices - $159
Keeping your horse safe is your number one priority. Is your trailer safe and do you know what your horse experiences during a collision? What are the protocols, your responsibilities and liabilities when involved in an accident, and the laws around hauling? Do you know if the size and layout of your trailer provide your horse comfort and stability, or if is putting strain on their body, leading to potential injury?
Join us for a hands-on day of learning how to keep your horse as safe as possible and how to be prepared for the unthinkable.
Horse and Livestock Emergency Management for First Responders - $159
Many first responders have never been exposed to working with horses and livestock yet are called in the line of duty to deal with these animals in fires, accidents, natural disasters, escapes, and more.
This one or two-day optional training exclusive to first responders teaches how to keep themselves and the public safe, while having the knowledge and confidence to work with all types of livestock, with a focus on horses. Contact us for group rates for your department!
First Aid Fundamentals Course - $89
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 will receive a first aid reference booklet.
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Kids Course - $59
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 is necessary!
Canine Health and Emergency First Aid $159
The most comprehensive course available! You will learn from the top canine first aid instructors in North America:
We teach prevention - like knowing which household plants are toxic to your dog and what people medicines they can NEVER have. We cover basic nutrition, exercise, and dental care needs, we teach you about digestive emergencies and how to deal with them,
You get to practice making your own Elizabethan collar and emergency muzzle (even the most docile dogs can act aggressively when they're injured or scared).
We teach you how to handle the scary stuff like your dog's heart stops, they have something lodged in their throat and can’t breathe, they've gotten into poison, or have had a terrible accident and needs to be stabilized for safe transport to the Vet.
You will learn and practice a number of different hands-on scenarios - so when an emergency happens muscle memory kicks in and you’ll be able to help your dog in its moment of need.
We do everything with your safety in mind, and you'll take home a 130-page health and first aid quick reference manual.
You earn your paper certificate as well as your wallet CPR card - so you can help any dog in distress!!
Canine Health and Emergency First Aid for working Service and Therapy Dogs $159
This course is a close version of our canine health and emergency first aid program, with added components focused on the working service and therapy dog.
From CPR and mouth-to-nose resuscitation to poisons and toxins exposure, splinting fractures, dealing with a choking dog (3 methods), digestive emergencies, environmental hazards, and tons more.
You will learn and practice a number of different hands-on scenarios - so when an emergency happens muscle memory kicks in and you’ll be able to help your dog in its moment of need. We do everything with your safety in mind, and you'll take home a 130-page health and first aid quick reference manual.
You earn your paper certificate as well as your wallet CPR card - so you can help not only your service or therapy dog, but any dog in distress!!