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October 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Equine Health and Emergency First-Aid Training Course and Certification at the New Hampshire SPCA
Sunday, October 23 – 10:00am
Presented by HH Riders Trail & Riding Club – Rebecca Barrett, EFA Instructor.
Instructor/Owner EquiFirst Aid East Coast NY Affiliate EquiFirst Aid USA

Learn valuable skills in Equine First-Aid during this one-day, hands-on course.
The course lasts approximately 5 hours, depending on the number of participants.
Advance registration is required.

Topics that will be covered: 

  • What your vet needs to know when you call 
  • Conditioning a horse to accept treatment 
  • Taking proper vital signs 
  • Dealing with lacerations, punctures, colic, choke, collapse, casting, shock, hoof issues 
  • Recognizing pain in the horse 
  • Sources of pain and alleviation 
  • Spinal health 
  • Injury prevention 
  • …and so much more! 


All attendees receive a certificate of completion and a first aid manual. This course also earns you professional development credits with Equestrian Canada as well as equine-related insurance discounts! (This basic first aid course is recommended prior to taking an advanced course.)

  • The course will take place on the grounds of the New Hampshire SPCA – 104 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham, NH 03885. 
  • This is a hands-on course and time will be spent outside as well as indoors in the barn or arena.  
  • Horses will be utilized for some demonstrations. 
  • This is a rain or shine event.  
  • Please plan to be present for the entire course. The course time start is 10:00am and it is expected to last approximately 4-6 hours 
  • Please wear close toed footwear, such as boots or sturdy athletic shoes.  
  • Light refreshments will be provided. 
  • Please bring a lunch with you.  


$159 per person.
Deposit of $40, nonrefundable. Payment Plan is available.
Click on the “Register Now” Link below to register directly with the course provider and to find out more information.

Please read Participation Waiver.

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October 23
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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New Hampshire SPCA
104 Portsmouth Avenue
Stratham, NH 03885 United States
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