Why Take the course?
If you own a horse you know it’s not a matter of if but rather when you will be faced with an emergency.
YOU CAN be the vital step between discovering the emergency and the arrival of the veterinarian that just might be the difference between life and death for your horse.
PLUS Equi-Health Canada has formed an exclusive partnership with Capri Insurance and Intercity Insurance. Any horse owner or farm owner who takes the first aid training can provide a copy of their certificate of completion to Capri or Intercity for the most favourable rates in equine insurance!
What You'll Learn
The Equine Health and Emergency First Aid course is our original and most comprehensive certification program.
Join us for a full 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
- Bandaging techniques
- Recognizing pain in the horse and pain source identification
- Saddle fit for spinal health
- Injury prevention
- So much more!
All attendees receive a certificate of completion and first aid manual. This course also earns you professional development credits with Equine Canada as well as equine-related insurance discounts with Capri and Intercity!
About Equi-Health Canada
For the life and love of the horse
Equi-First Aid / Equi-Health Canada is an international organization dedicated to helping horse owners and lovers improve the health and safety of horses by providing emergency first aid training to individuals, clubs, and organizations across Canada, the United States, and further! Equine first aid is the first available treatment to a horse before a veterinarian can attend to the animal.
The program was born more than a decade ago with the vision of educating horse owners in emergency first aid and providing quality training and products in this area. The courses and products provided were developed by veterinarians in conjunction with farriers, equine chiropractors, equine massage therapists, backcountry outfitters, as well as numerous other horse experts, and are recognized internationally.
All courses are eligible for professional development credit with Equine Canada!
The organization is governed by its Board of Advisors and is proud to be affiliated with some incredible outfits including Highview Veterinary Clinic, Moore Equine Hospital, Horse Journals, Equine Canada, The Brooke International, Higher Trails Equine, Simply Beginning Horsemanship, Just Passing horse bereavement, the various provincial equine associations and many others.