First Aid refresher for Equestrian’s

Course Details

This course looks at updating participants in Equestrian First Aid. It refreshes and updates the First Aid knowledge and skills of those who have passed their Equestrian First Aid certificate. It is assessed throughout the course by means of continual assessment by the trainer.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of Equestrian  First Aid
  • Understand the requirements of a First Aid kit
  • Perform life saving techniques
  • Understand how to manage equestrian related injuries
  • Use of a packet mask to improve infection control

Course Contents

  • Role of the Equestrian First Aider
  • Treatment of a cardiac conditions
  • Using a First Aid kit
  • Breathing Problems
  • Record keeping
  • Control of bleeding, Burns and scalds
  • Dealing with equestrian accidents.
  • Convulsions / Fitting
  • First on scene casualty management and casualty positioning
  • Poisoning
  • Resuscitation
  • Allergic Manifestations
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • Management & treatment of fractures including spinal & pelvic injuries
  • Choking
  • Management of shock

Successful participants will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.

Who should attend?

Any person who wishes to renew their equestrian First Aid certificate. Participants will need to supply a copy of their current and in-date certificate before attending this course.