Advanced Equine First Aid and Emergency Preparedness
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This course is for previous equine first aid students, and/or the experienced horse owner (no pre-requisite class required)
This Advanced course provides you extensive information for severe emergencies that require immediate intervention while waiting for your vet to arrive, proper preparation for transport to the vet, or in extreme cases, when veterinary intervention is not available.
Hands on, interactive and fast paced - we will cover:
- Confirmation traits - assessing a horse for the job you need them to do, also including health, habits, and vices
- Toxicity and poisoning - Identifying toxic plants - around home and beyond
- Biosecurity and Disease Transmission
- Sever Lacerations
- Chest cavity punctures
- Burns, bites, poisoning
- Tendon, ligament, stifle damage
- Shock, hypothermia
- Exhaustion, heat stroke
- Rescuing trapped horses
This course curriculum is developed by Board Certified Veterinarians, Certified Farriers, Equine Chiropractors and governed by Equi-Health Canada and eligible for continuing education credits.
Class is taught by Equi Health Canada Certified Advanced Instructor - Adelle Stewart
All materials and equines are provided, just bring yourself, a chair and your lunch! Participants receive a comprehensive manual, and a certificate of completion.