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BHS First Aid For Horses

3 Aug 2019


Who is this training for? Horse riders, owners, parents of horse riders / owners & anyone regularly around or working with horses.

Where will the course be held? This course will be held at Swang Pony Centre in connection with Evolution Vets. The course will be delivered by Heidi John BSc MA VetMB MRCVS & Elaine Foster BHS Stage 3 Coach in Complete Horsemanship.

Course Overview (includes practical)

  • 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 & infectious diseases (Strangles, EHV, Ringworm)
  • Isolation Procedure
  • Wounds
  • Lameness (Laminitis, foot abscess, tendon injury, fractures)
  • Foaling
  • Ophthalmic

Course Cost: £36 per person to include lunch & refreshments. All bookings to be made through Evolution Vets

Time: 10am-3pm

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