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BHS First Aid for Horses - Two Evening Course

20 Feb 2017 18:30 - 27 Feb 2017 21:00

This First Aid for Horses two-part course will be delivered over two evenings by vet Anne Stevenson Phd, BVMS, PGDip (EqSci), MRCVS, FHEA at Brackenhurst Equestrian Centre, Nottingham Trent University.

Part 1 - 20 February, 6.30pm-9pm

Part 2 - 27 February, 6.30pm-9pm

This course is useful for all horse owners, horse enthusiasts and as support for BHS exam candidates, and includes:     

    •     Pre first aid - prevention of injury/illness
    •     Vital signs - temperature, pulse, respiration
    •     The first aid kit
    •     When to call the vet
    •     Emergencies - Colic, cast, choke, nosebleeds
    •     Contagious and infectious diseases - strangles, EHV, ringworm
    •     Isolation procedure
    •     Wounds
    •     Lameness - laminitis, foot abscess, tendon injuries, fractures
    •     Opthalmic
    •     Miscellaneous, top tips ...and much more

Tickets £30 - to cover both evenings

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