Course Descriptions

Disaster Planning & Emergency Preparedness

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. Great for boarding barns, too!

$159

Equine Health & Emergency First Aid

Our most comprehensive, and popular, course! Join us for a one day course covering: what your vet needs to know, conditioning a horse to accept treatment, taking vital signs, dealing with lacerations, punctures, colic, choke, collapse, casting, shock, hoof issues, recognizing pain in the horse and pain source identification, saddle fit for spinal health, injury prevention and so much more! All attendees receive a certificate of completion and first aid manual.

$159


Prerequisite for Advanced Equine First Aid

Advanced Emergency First Aid

Join us for a one day advanced equine emergency first aid course and learn what to do in the most extreme situations! Covering everything from lacerations to poison, burns to bites, fractures to sucking chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries while waiting for the vet. We will also cover horse assessment, conformation, and conditioning for activities. 

$159

Safe Trailering Practices

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 & liabilities when involved in an accident and the laws around hauling? Do you know if your trailer size/layout provides your horse comfort & stability or if it is putting strain on their body leading to potential injury? Learn how to keep your horse as safe as possible and be prepared for the unthinkable.

$159

Equine First Aid Fundamentals

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. Appropriate for folks without extensive horse experience. Ages 10 and up.

$89

Horse First Aid for Kids

If you have a youngster between age 5-10 that lives on or is active at a ranch or farm, this course is a must-have! In this three hour program kids will learn safety around livestock, farm equipment, hay mows, hidden dangers around the farm, what to do in case of fire, and how to handle emergencies mother nature may cause. This course is designed to prepare kids in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

$59

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