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EnJ Equine First Aid is dedicated to helping horse lovers improve the health and safety of horses by providing the most up-to-date Equine First Aid teachings in the Fraser Valley and Beyond
Horses are family, which is why it is even more important to be able to provide the necessary assistance and care, prior to the veterinarian arriving and during recovery.
It would be my pleasure to share the Equine First Aid Course hosted with the intention of promoting a higher level of care to our equine family.
Equine Canada recommends that each barn/stable/club have at least one person onsite who is certified in equine first aid and one person certified in human first aid!
All Equine First Aid courses are hands on with horses and cover:
Pain detection, pain prevention, Lacerations, Hoof puncture wounds, thrush, scratches, abcess, white line, Digestive emergencies - colic, collapse, choke,
Also - you will receive a first aid manual that includes:
What's Abnormal/What’s Normal (+Vital signs chart),Wounds,
Through a number of different hands-on and powerpoint demonstrations, students will learn and go through a series of specific techniques for working with active medical problems a horse may have - from wound care, both pre- and post-vet visit, eye wash, digestive distress issues including colic, breathing issues and common foot conditions horse owners may have to encounter.
Prevention is also as important as knowing all the first aid procedures, and knowing a horse's vital signs is a huge part of this. You will learn, hands-on, how to take a full set of vital signs, so you, along with your vet will know sooner rather than later that something is wrong with your horses overall health condition.
We will then divided off into smaller groups where you will be given senerio's to practice hands on with live horses. By providing different situations you will find a level of comfort where you will feel you can handle any equine emergency medical situation.
PLUS: How to weigh your horse WITHOUT A WEIGHT TAPE!
This one-day certified course is only $159.00 and is suitable For all ages and abilities.
Equine Canada Coaches - this course provides professional development credits.
Veterinary Techs - this course provides continuing education credit.
Certificate of Completion with be handed out at the end of the clinic for you to take home.