Equine First Aid
No matter how well cared for or how safe the environment that a horse is kept in, accidents and injuries do happen. Horses seem prone to finding things with which to injure themselves. For example, even the simple task of a horse eating can lead to a horse choking so the owner or keeper of a horse always needs to be well prepared to deal with injuries or ailments and have the knowledge to enable them to deal with such situations.
This course addresses two different types of first aid you are likely to administer for the horse:
The first is the sort of situation where your aim is to prevent the situation from worsening and aid recovery if possible whilst waiting for the vet to arrive.
The second situation is where you will administer first aid in order to support and promote the horse's own natural healing abilities.