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Planning for the unforeseen event with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

6 June 2013 10:30 - 15:00


Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service logoDeveloped for BHS Hampshire by the world-leading Large Animal Rescue Team at Hampshire Fire and Rescue, this workshop is for all horse owners, equine establishment proprietors and equine professionals to assist them in reacting positively to unforeseen eventualities and be better prepared for emergency situations.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue will deliver the one-day course, which includes a mixture of theory and practical (using a dummy horse!) sessions.

By the end of this course, delegates should be able to:

  • Explain the reasons why emergency responders treat equine incidents as immediately dangerous to life and health
  • Describe how equine emergencies are affected by human behaviour
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the fire and rescue service at an equine rescue
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the veterinarians role at an equine rescue
  • Explain the necessary requirements for effective chemical control at a rescue
  • Describe how to react to an unforeseen event and what not to do!
  • List some ways in which you could be better prepared
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic animal rescue techniques used by the Fire and Rescue Service

Attendance is limited to 20 people per course and by pre-booking only. The course costs £10 per person.

For further details and a booking form please contact Patty Burrows, BHS Hampshire Safety Officer (Patty's contact details are listed on the right, below the venue address).

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