Our EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses provides an introductory overview of how to manage common medical emergencies when they happen to horses.
Topics include: Transporting and restraining sick and/or injured horses, how to prepare an emergency plan and first aid kit for your farm, how to perform triage, physical assessments, obtaining vital signs, managing traumatic injuries such as wounds and fractures, how to apply an emergency splint, how to use safety ropes and halters. We will discuss the important supplies that should be found in the equine first aid kit and how to use them as well as how to administer first aid for severe bleeding, burns, eye injuries, digestive Issues, emergencies that happen on the trail and horse shows and more.
Registration Fee- $69.95
This course in no way will teach how to administer veterinary care and is an introductory emergency first aid course for horse owners and equine professionals. It is designed to teach how to manage a medical emergency until veterinary care can be ascertained. This class does not cover any advanced veterinary medical content regulated by law and the state veterinary practice act. This includes administering medications to horses and invasive medical procedures that should only be performed by a licensed veterinary professional.
Course participants will receive the following:
A copy of our 88+ page full color EquiAid Reference Guide E-book (printed books may be purchased for an additional $24.95)
2 Certification Wallet Cards
An Official Certificate (valid for 4 approved CEU)
2 year subscription to the Pet Emergency Education Online Resource Center
Copyright access to use the EquiAid logo to promote that you are certified
Stables and/or groups can request a framable certificate to hang in their barn, observation room, etc. to show that you are certified.
Would you like to host an EquiAid Class?
Classes are classroom style with no live animals being used. Instructors will bring anatomical models and utilize medical first aid supplies to teach the necessary skills. Class is 4 hours long and consists of lecture and hands on portions. Hosts will be required to provide the space, chairs, a table for the instructor and a blank wall for the instructor to display the presentation.
Hosts receive one complimentary registration for hosting the class and is expected to help advertise the class to get enough participants. Minimum number of participants vary depending on distance for instructor to travel. Contact our office with any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Meet our Instructor Team
At Pet Emergency Education we hire only the best equine medical professionals to teach our classes. Each instructor is chosen based on their extensive background and experience working in the equine emergency industry and they undergo a comprehensive training with our company to become one of our certified instructors. Our instructors are equine veterinary and health care experts who have spent years teaching equine emergency care, equine first aid, disaster management, and more. They are veterinary technicians and equine science faculty that have worked hands on with horses in a variety of emergency situations. Our instructors travel to you bringing all of their own equipment and supplies and are all certified by FEMA in Animal Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response.
“This program 779-35881 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 0.00 CE Credits (0.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 4.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (4.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method of Seminar/Lecture. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE does not “accredit” or “endorse” or “certify” any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.”
3 Professional CEUs to licensed veterinarians (click here to read our continuing education policy for veterinary professionals)
Class also Qualifies for CEU with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International