A lunch buffet will be provided at the Lago Mar Country Club in Plantation, FL from 11:00-12:00. The class will begin promptly at noon and end at 3:00 pm. This is a fundraiser for F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Horse Rescue & Sanctuary.
Our EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses Certification provides an introductory overview of how to manage medical emergencies when they happen to horses. This class combines lecture and demonstration on models in a classroom setting. NO live horses will be used.
This class in no way will teach how to administer veterinary care and is an introductory emergency first aid course for horse owners and equine professionals to learn how to manage a medical emergency until veterinary care can be ascertained.
This class is an indoor classroom style course with some demonstration of first aid skills. 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 including obtaining vital signs
Traumatic injuries such as wounds and fractures
How to apply an emergency splint
How to perform quick release ties and use safety ropes
Important supplies in the equine first aid kit and how to use them
Emergencies that happen on the trail and horse shows and more.
Upon completion of this class, participants will be certified by attendance in Equine Emergency First Aid.
Registration comes with: 2 Equine First Aid certification wallet cards, An official certificate, a 2 year subscription to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center, your choice of the 88+ page full color class reference guide Ebook (View Only/Cannot be Printed) or an Ebook PLUS a printed copy of the reference guide (additional $24.95), businesses, organizations and groups may request a professional, frameable certificate and window decal, to hang in their place of business to promote that their staff/members are certified.
Class Qualifies for CEU with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International and 3 CEU to veterinary support staff.