Equi-First Aid-Ohio teaches several topics in equine first aid, barn safety, and more. You can learn from our certified instructors in your own community, we come to you. You will receive informational manuals that act as a point of reference for what you have learned. If you'd like to host a training event at your home, farm or your facility contact us for the benefits of being a Host!
I CAN HELP! Horse First Aid for Kids (ages 5-10)
Have a horse loving youngster? Sign them up for the 3 hour kids program. They'll learn safety and basic first aid in a fun, hands on environment. There's even a recipe for horse cookies in their manual and they'll all get a frame-able certificate of completion! No horse experience necessary! $59.00
FIRST AID FUNDAMENTALS (ages 10 and up)
This is a half day fast paced clinic covering the fundamentals of first aid. Working hands on with the horses, you will learn to take vital signs, recognize pain in the horse, detect colic, and participate in lots of bandaging in realistic scenarios! All attendees receive a first aid reference booklet and certificate upon completion. $89.00
BASIC HEALTH AND EMERGENCY FIRST AID
Our most comprehensive course! Join us for a one 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, recognizing pain in the horse and pain source identification, injury prevention and so much more! All attendees receive a certificate of completion and first aid manual.The basic first aid course is a pre-requisite to the Advanced Remote/Wilderness First Aid course. $149.00
ADVANCED FIRST AID
You have no 911. No one can get to you. You're forever away, you're deep in it and it's just you and your horse.
Join us for a one day highly advanced equine emergency first aid course and learn what to do in the most extreme situations. All attendees receive a certificate of completion and advanced manual $199.00
Advanced/Wilderness First Aid
This all-day course is geared toward seasoned riders who often travel or ride far from veterinarians. You'll learn how to care for an injured horse for extended periods until you are able to get back to proper emergency personnel. The course is $199 per person, but it can be taken in conjunction with basic first aid training to receive a $50 discount on the total price. Ask about scheduling both classes at once.
Our barn safety course is primarily for people who are new to the equine industry or are unsure how to handle horses. There is no better way to get the basics squared away easily in just one hour. Contact us to inquire about pricing.
The trailering course instructs students on how to properly load and secure horses, including trailer safety issues. We teach our students how to keep the horse from being scared about going in the trailer, and the best ways to keep the horse soothed. Ask about pricing for this convenient one-hour course.