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BHS Buckinghamshire First Aid for Horses.......What to do while waiting for the Vet

26 Feb 2020

BHS Buckinghamshire First Aid for Horses.....What to do while waiting for the Vet With Nicky Housby Skeggs, Veterinary Director at The Horse Trust.

Time: 6.30pm for 7pm start, 9pm finish.

At this FREE event:

  • Learn how to deal with different types of wounds
  • How do you protect an eye injury?
  • What should you do with your colicking horse?
  • What’s the best way to handle a trapped horse?
  • What about accidents out hacking, how can you perform first aid with limited equipment to hand?

Find out all this and more, brush up your equine first aid knowledge , and learn how to keep yourself safe in the event of an accident whilst ensuring the horse has the best possible chance of recovery. First aid, particularly in the event of a serious accident, is a vital skill for all those who spend time around horses.

About Nicky Housby Skeggs:

Nicky Housby Skeggs began her equine veterinary career with The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery and The Household Cavalry, and has since worked in equine practice in the civilian world before joining The Horse Trust as Veterinary Director. She was instrumental in the development of formal training in large animal rescue with the British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association (BARTA) alongside Hampshire Fire and Rescue. She has huge experience in equine first aid and plenty of wisdom to share in how owners can best help their horses whilst waiting for the vet to arrive.

The evening is free to attend (donations warmly welcomed) but numbers are limited to reserve your place please contact Steph: stephh@harwoodandco.co.uk

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