This course is suitable for horse owners wishing to learn about applying first aid to their horse.
Students will learn how to assess basic health and recognise when the horse is in poor health covering signs and symptoms, TPR, Wounds, Common ailments, lumps and bumps and what to have in your vet kit.
If you are unsure how to recognise the signs of illness or what to do while awaiting a vet, then this course is suitable for you.
Please ensure that you come wearing suitable clothing and yard footwear. Please also bring a riding hat and gloves for handling horses. This course is not suitable for complete novices, you must have some experience of handling horses to participate.
This course will run from 09:30-16:30
Please note: this course is suitable for applicants aged 19+
What You Will Learn
• What is equine first aid
• When should the vet be called?
• What to do while you wait for the vet
• Emergency care
• What should be in your vet kit
• The importance of TPR and basic care
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