Events & CPD

Equine First Aid with Maria Rosa

August 10, 2024

Outline

We are very excited to host a day of theory and practical with Maria Rosa Veterinary Associate from Sussex Equine Hospital on Equine First Aid.

Participants will gain valuable knowledge on keeping your horse healthy, important information and equipment, handling a variety of common equine emergencies and referral to the veterinary hospital. During practical sessions you will learn how to take vital signs and how to apply a hoof poultice.

Location & Duration

Held at Jewels Stables, Arundel on Saturday 10th August 2024

Arrivals from 9am with a 09:30 start and 16:30 finish.

Contents

The day will include lecture and practical’s outlining:

Part I: Keeping Your Horse Healthy

  • Nutrition, Exercise and Body Condition:
  • Parasite Control:
  • Vaccination:
  • Routine Dentistry:
  • Heard / Yard Safety:

Part II: Important Information & Basic Equipment

  • Important Contacts:
  • Localisation and Riding Safety Apps
  • The First Aid Kit:
  • The Basic Physical Examination:
  • Recognising Pain in Horses:

Part III: Dealing with Common Equine Emergencies

  • Colic:
  • Oesophageal obstruction (Choke):
  • Acute Episode of Equine Asthma:
  • Painful Eye:
  • Acute Onset of Non-Weightbearing Lameness:
  • Wounds: Other Integumentary Emergencies:
  • Collapsed/Recumbent Horse:

 

Part IV: Referral to the Veterinary Hospital:

Other details

£75pp this includes the days training & Certificate of Attendance.

20% Discount for ADRC Members & BHS APC’s

Please bring your lunch and own mug, water bottle etc.

Hot & Cold refreshments included.

This bandages and equipment for this course have very kindly been supplied by Sussex Equine Hospital.

Entry criteria: This course if open to all equestrians, owners, therapists etc

For booking & payment T&C’s and to book your space please get in touch and we will send you an application form.

Maria Rosa DVM, MRCVS

Maria graduated from the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (Portugal) in 2017. After completing two internships in equine hospitals in Ireland and England, she worked as an equine ambulatory vet in The Curragh (Ireland). Now she has returned to the Sussex Equine Hospital team to undertake an ambulatory role and is currently studying towards a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice with the University of Liverpool. Maria enjoys all aspects of internal medicine and intensive care, with a particular interest in neonatology, cardiology and other medicine-related athletic performance issues. When not around horses, Maria enjoys playing music, hiking and cooking.

To book a place at this event please contact me on 07833 061929 or use our contact page to send a message.

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