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Introduction to First Aid for Horses


Course Information

Introduction to First Aid for Horses

On this programme you will learn the principles of first aid. Specifically:

• Pre first aid – prevention of injury / illness
• Vital signs – Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
• The First Aid Kit
• When to call the vet
• What to do in an emergency
• Contagious and infectious diseases
• Isolation procedures
• Common wounds
• Lameness


Course Code

Introduction to First Aid for Horses
Course Description

Please note

You will need to wear sensible yard clothing; this may include trousers or jodhpurs, a dark colour is more practical. We would advise you to bring extra clothing, such as waterproofs, warm jackets or a cooler top with sleeves if the weather looks as though it could be unpredictable.
For safety reasons we ask that you bring a correct fitted riding hat and gloves for the practical activities and no jewellery, apart from a watch and wedding ring, is worn.  It is also advised for safety reasons that hair of shoulder length or longer is tied back and a hairnet is worn. Please ensure your hat has been correctly fitted and meets the current safety standards:

• PAS015(1998 or 2011) + a BSI Kitemark OR Inspec IC Mark
• VG1 01.040 (2014-12) + a BSI Kitemark OR Inspec IC Mark
• ASTM F1163 (2004a or 04a onwards) + SEI mark
• SNELL (E2001 or E2016) + SNELL label and number
• AS/NZS 3838 (2006 onwards) + SAI global mark

Course Leader: Joanne Roper BHSII
Reaseheath Equestrian Centre
Reaseheath College

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09/03/202409/03/20240£45.00[Read More]
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