Our most comprehensive course! Join us for a one day course covering: what your vet needs to know, conditioning a horse to accept treatment, taking vital signs, dealing with lacerations, punctures, colic, choke, collapse, casting, shock, hoof issues, recognizing pain in the horse and pain source identification, spinal health, injury prevention techniques and so much more! Lots of hands-on scenarios allow you to put your knowledge into practice. All attendees receive a certificate of completion, first aid manual and a “vitals” reference card.
This one-day class covers the fundamental principles of equine nutrition. Most importantly, it is independent and unbiased. We’ll cover what a horse has evolved to eat, the GI tract, classes of nutrients, types of forages and feed stuffs, reading feed labels, calculating rations, feeding for life stages, special considerations – and more. Activities will include calculating a horse’s weight, body condition scoring, feed comparisons and ration calculations. The class includes a full-color nutrition reference manual and a Certificate of Completion.
A MUST for any livestock owner, this course will train you in fire prevention, planning for and executing safe evacuation procedures, hidden dangers and responding to first aid emergencies. It also covers what to do in natural disasters such as flooding, wild fires, ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes and more. Don’t be unprepared – we can help you help your animals. This course is suitable for any livestock operation, not just horses and is supported by the insurance industry. All attendees receive a certificate of completion and a manual.
Keeping your horse safe is your number one priority. Is your trailer safe and do you know what your horse experiences during a collision? What are the protocols, your responsibilities and liabilities when involved in an accident and laws around hauling? Do you know if the size and layout of your trailer provides your horse comfort and stability or if is putting strain on their body, leading to potential injury? Join us for a hands-on day of learning how to keep your horse as safe as possible and be prepared for the unthinkable. All attendees receive a certificate of completion and a manual.
Join us for a one day advanced equine emergency first aid course and learn what to do in the more serious situations. Covering everything from serious lacerations to poison, burns to bites, fractures to sucking chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle serious injuries while waiting for the vet. All attendees receive a certificate of completion and a manual. (Equine Health & Emergency First Aid is a prerequisite prior to attending the Advanced class)
Join us for a one day highly advanced equine emergency first aid course and learn what to do in the most extreme situations! Covering everything from lacerations to poison, burns to bites, fractures to sucking chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle serious injuries while in wilderness and remote locations. All attendees receive a certificate of completion and a manual.(Equine Health & Emergency First Aid is a prerequisite prior to attending the Advanced class).
This is a half day fast paced clinic covering the fundamentals of first aid. Working hands on with the horses, you will learn to take vital signs, recognize pain in the horse, detect colic, and participate in lots of bandaging in realistic scenarios! All attendees receive a certificate of completion and a first aid reference booklet.
Looking to buy your first horse? Your first acreage? New to the world of ranching or just want to get close to a horse and learn more about them? Join us for a 3-hour comprehensive safety course focusing on farm safety, livestock safety, and of course safety around horses! Geared for beginners.
Have a horse crazy youngster? Sign them up for the 3 hour kids program. They’ll learn horse safety and basic first aid in a fun, hands on environment. There’s even a recipe for horse cookies in their manual and they’ll all get a certificate of completion! No horse experience necessary!
In a fun and interactive manner, kids will learn about being safe around livestock, machinery, and in the case of fire and other extreme situations! This 3 hour course will give your kids the tools they need to be safe, proactive and make good decisions.