6/8/22 at 4pm PST, 5pm MST, 6pm CST, 7pm EST Virtual Live Equine Emergency First Aid Certification Class

$74.95$169.95

Live Virtual Training Via Zoom

Class is approximately 4 hours long

**For more details about the class see a full description below**

Our EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses certification program provides an introductory overview on how to provide initial emergency first aid to a horse until veterinary care can be ascertained. It also educates participants on helping horses in a disaster situation utilizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster plan curriculum for livestock. This class combines lecture and demonstration. Class will be held in the stable so please dress accordingly and bring a chair.
FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE CLASS SEE A FULL CLASS DESCRIPTION AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR BELOW

Registration fee is $69.95 with E-book, $94.95 with printed book

Add a Deluxe Equine Veterinary Approved First Aid Triage Kit to your Registration for an additional $69.95

Pre-registration ends 3 days prior to the class. A $5 late fee will be charged on any registrations received after the pre-registration date.

Zoom login information will be sent to you in your payment receipt after you have paid.

Clear

Description

Registration Includes: An official certificate, a 2 year membership to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center, your choice of the 88 page full color class manual either as an E-book (View Only/Cannot be Printed) or a printed copy  (additional $24.95), businesses, organizations and groups may request a professional, frameable certificate to hang in their place of business to promote that their staff is trained. Certificates are available for downloading and printing within 72 hours after the class is held in your membership account. Our office must confirm with the instructor that you did attend and pass all of the requirements for certification.

This class in no way will teach how to administer veterinary medical care or how to perform any skills restricted by law to licensed veterinary professionals. It is an introductory emergency first aid course for horse owners and equine professionals to learn how to manage medical emergencies involving horses how to  until veterinary care can be ascertained.

This class is a lecture style course with some demonstration of first aid skills.
Topics include:
  • Transporting and restraining sick and/or injured horses including cast and down horses
  • How to perform triage and physical examinations, including obtaining vital signs
  • How to manage traumatic injuries such as wounds and fractures
  • How to apply an emergency leg splint
  • What to do if you encounter an emergency while on the trail or at a horse shows/event
  • How to prepare an emergency plan and equine first aid kit for your farm
  • How to provide first aid for the following emergencies:
    • Severe Bleeding/wounds
    • Traumatic Injuries/lameness
    • Burns
    • Eye injuries
    • Digestive Issues
    • Heatstroke
    • Snake bites
    • Poisoning/Toxicity
  • Using the FEMA curriculum for disaster management, learn how to do the following:
    • Manage horses in a disaster such as floods, fire and loss of power
    • Determine the farm’s susceptibility to hazards
    • Identify actions to take in order to reduce animal and human harm
First aid supplies such as equine first aid kits, specialized equine thermometers, stethoscopes, etc are available to purchase with your registration.  Visit our online store for a list of items. Items purchased at least 6 days prior to the class will be available at the class.  Any items purchased 6 days or less will be mailed to you.
*Participants will receive a certification in equine emergency first aid and Emergency Response*

About the Instructor

Kari Meyer

Kari was raised on a horse farm in southern Minnesota, and grew up working with a variety of different breeds and different disciplines. She focused mostly on working with young draft horses and warm bloods and after graduation decided to pursue higher education in the equine field. Kari attended the University of Minnesota, Crookston and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Equine Science. She began giving riding lessons, teaching workshops and clinics, and training horses before becoming a Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist. She is currently a Horsemanship Coach working with multiple facilities north of the Twin Cities and is pursuing a career as an Equine Specialist in equine assisted activities and therapies. In her spare time, Kari volunteers at Acres For Life Equine Assisted Therapy and Wellness Center, Abijah’s Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation, and as a 4-H Horse Bowl, Hippology, and Judging Coach.

Although emergency first aid can improve the outcome of an animal that is experiencing a medical emergency, our company and our instructors will recommend that owners/caregivers seek veterinary care in all instances.

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

This program 20-742677 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 0.00 CE Credits (3.00 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 categorie(s) of: Category One: Scientific using the delivery method(s) of: Non-Interactive-Distance. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements”

Additional information

Registration fee is PER PERSON. Please make sure to select the total number of people you are registering for this class below and then click the “Add to Cart” button.

E-Book, Printed Book, E-Book w/ Equine Triage/First Aid Kit, Printed Book w/Equine Triage/First Aid Kit