Equi-Health Canada strives to expand the knowledge and confidence level of all horse owners in the area of equine health care and emergency response, in order to improve the lives of horses and increase the equine survival rate in any emergency. At Canine Health Canada, we are dedicated to providing you with the right tools to help your dog in any emergency. We offer the most comprehensive hands-on canine health and emergency first aid training programs in Canada. We educate the public by conducting a variety of adult and children's courses. Our team makes sure that our classes are available for all ages and abilities, which is why even the most experienced horse/dog person will learn something new.
Courses are eligible for:
•Equestrian Canada Coaching Credits
•Provincial Associations of Veterinary Technicians for Continuing Education Credits
•High School Green Certificate Programs
•Discounts on Equine Insurance
Equine Health and Emergency First Aid Course
Our original and 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, 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 Equestrian Canada as well as equine-related insurance discounts with Capri and Intercity!
***the basic first aid course is recommended prior to taking the advanced course***
ADVANCED Equine First Aid
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 trapped horses to poison, burns to bites, hypothermia to tie ups, fractures to sucking chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries, where without intervention the horse will not survive.
Advanced Emergency - Wilderness Edition
A wilderness version of the above - this one day, highly advanced equine emergency first aid course is for the adventurous outdoor rider. With a camping and stitching component, this also covers everything including trapped horses, poison, burns and bites, hypo/hyperthermia, tie ups, fractures and sucking chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries, where without human intervention the horse will not survive.
Disaster Planning and Emergency Preparedness
A MUST for any livestock owner, this course will train you in fire prevention, planning for and executing safe evacuation procedures, hidden dangers and responding to first aid emergencies. It also covers what to do in natural disasters such as flooding, wild fires, 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 and is supported by the insurance industry.
Safe Trailering Practices
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.
*** Ages 14 and up***
Equine First Aid Fundamentals
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
*** Ages 10 and up***
I CAN HELP! Horse First Aid for Kids
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 certificate of completion! No horse experience necessary!
*** Ages 5-9 years***
Safety First - The Barn & Beyond
Looking to buy your first horse, first acreage? New to the world of ranching or just want to get close to a horse, learn more about farm safety, livestock safety, and of course safety around horses...
Livestock Handling & Emergencies for First Responders
Many First Responders have never been exposed to working with horses and livestock yet are called upon in the line of duty to deal with these animals in fires, accidents, natural disasters, escapes and more. This one day ($159) or two day ($259) optional training for First Responders only teaches how to keep themselves and the public safe, while having the knowledge and confidence to work with all types of livestock, with a focus on horses.
Contact us for group rates for your department
$159 - $259.00
Equi Health Canada INSTRUCTOR Training
Become a First Aid Instructor
You can make a difference by joining the team of dynamic instructors at Equi-Health Canada.
A difference in:
> the lives of horses
> the knowledge and confidence of horse owners
> your own life... financially, spiritually and in the time you are away from your family
If accepted in to the program, instructor candidates are provided with:
- a comprehensive welcome e-booklet
- pre-course first aid study manuals
- three fun but intensive days of hands-on training (online option available)
- marketing and business development manual
- PowerPoint presentations
- access to a closed Facebook Workplace group
- access to a closed instructors-only area of the website
- follow-up support from senior instructors
- ongoing support and referrals from Head Office
- company vest and certificate of achievement
Tuition is tax deductible as a business expense
Tuition for your training is only $2,999.
Our instructors enjoy a take-home profit of $1,100 for every 10 students they teach.
Our "full-time" instructors teach 10-15 people a week (in one day) and earn $4400-$7000 per month or more.
Disaster Planning & Emergency Preparedness INSTRUCTOR Training
Join our team of Disaster Planning and Emergency Preparedness Instructors! We are looking for confident self starters to teach this one day clinic covering topics such as evacuation sites, 72 hour plans, barn/grass fires plans, building collapse, extreme weather plus much more..
Training is 2 days hands on and theory. Access to our private EHC Instructor page, networking, marketing coaching and mentoring through our Affiliate program.
*Not limited to horses, we deal with ALL livestock!
Canine Emergency First Aid
Emergencies can happen at any time. If you own a dog, it's not if... but when... you'll be faced with an emergency or serious and painful medical condition. Our trainers will teach you how to recognize and assess a situation, respond accordingly and give you the confidence to help in any emergency.
Learning for all Ages and Levels
All our classes are designed with your learning ease and comfort in mind. You'll never be put on the spot, but rather be supported in a variety of learning styles, the most fun of course being hands on with your dog (if you choose to bring him/her). We also have half day programs for children ages 5-9