Safety First - The Barn and Beyond (half-day course)

Looking to buy your first horse? Your first acreage? New to the world of ranching or just want to get close to a horse and learn more about them? 

Join us for a 3-hour comprehensive safety course focusing on farm safety, livestock safety, and of course safety around horses! Geared for beginners.                     

$59.00 + tax

YAY or NEIGH - Farm Safety for Kids (half-day course)

In a fun and interactive manner, kids will learn about being safe around livestock, machinery, and in the case of fire and other extreme situations!  This 3 hour course will give your kids the tools they need to be safe, proactive and make good decisions.

$59 + tax

ADVANCED Equine First Aid (full day course)

PLAN PREPARE REACT to ANY emergency!

Join us for a one day highly advanced equine emergency first aid course and learn what to do in the most extreme situations! Covering everything from lacerations to poison, burns to bites, fractures to chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries while waiting for the vet.

All attendees receive a certificate of completion and advanced emergency manual


$159.00 + tax

Equine Health and Emergency First Aid Course (full day course)

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, saddle fit for spinal health, injury prevention and so much more! All attendees receive a certificate of completion, first aid manual and this course earns you professional development credits with Equine Canada as well as equine-related insurance discounts with Capri and Intercity!

(the basic first aid course is a pre-requisite to the advanced course)                       


$159.00 + tax

Equine First Aid Fundamentals (half-day course) - 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.

$89.00 + tax

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Equine First Aid

Safe Trailering Practices (full day course)

Keeping your horse safe is your number one priority.  Is your trailer safe and do you know what your horse experiences during a collision?  What are the protocols, your responsibilities and liabilities when involved in an accident and laws around hauling?  Do you know if the size and layout of your trailer provides your horse comfort and stability or if is putting strain on their body, leading to potential injury?  Join us for a hands on day of learning how to keep your horse as safe as possible and be prepared for the unthinkable.

$159.00 + tax

Below is a listing of the first aid and emergency preparation courses that we offer. Take a look at their descriptions and head over to our Scheduled Courses page to see when we're offering the courses!


Don't see a date that works for you? Want to book a course that isn't scheduled? Why wait? Host a course at your barn and get 1 spot in the course for free! Contact Amanda at firstaid@theequineconnection.ca for more information.

I CAN HELP!  Horse First Aid for Kids (half-day course) (ages 5-10)

Have a horse crazy youngster? Sign them up for the 3 hour kids program. They'll learn horse 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 frameable certificate of completion! No horse experience necessary! 

                                                                                                                   $59.00 + tax

Disaster Planning & Emergency Preparedness Training (full day course)

A MUST for any livestock owner, this course will train you in fire prevention, planning for and executing save evacuation procedures, hidden dangers and responding to first aid emergencies. It also covers what to do in natural disasters such as flooding, ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes and more. Don't be unprepared - we can help you help your animals.  This course is suitable for ANY livestock operation, not just horses.

$159.00 + tax