Equine Rescue and Evacuation Training Class

Equine Rescue ! Evacuation Training Course

Shipman’s Fire Equipment invites you to join us for a free, hands-on training session on Horse Rescue and Evacuation during a barn fire or stable disaster. In partnership with Phoenix Rising Equine Rescue this half day course will provide:

  • An overview on barn facilities and discussion on the differences in barn facilities that can be found throughout our area.
  • Overview of the different types of horses and the various breeds’ behavioral tendencies.
  • Discussion of Horse behavior in general including instincts and reactions.
  • Barn fire causes and what to expect from Horses behavior in a barn fire.
  • Alternative methods of getting horses out of the barn including haltering, leading and herding them out.
  • Review of leading the infirm or blind horse which may be encountered in the region.

This is a full, hands-on course working directly with different horse breeds in disaster scenarios. Reference Materials will be provided. Saturday, October 3, 2015 8:00am to 12:00amPhoenix Rising Equine Rescue & Sanctuary 1 Pinewoods Road, North Stonington, CT 06359 Sturdy or Steel Toe Boots required. Coffee and refreshments provided before start of training session.


For questions please contact Vince Santamauro vsantamauro@shipmans.com or 860-941-8355

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