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Large Animal Emergency Rescue Presented by USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund

The course will be taught by Justin and Tori McLeaod of 4Hooves Large Animal Services, LLC. This course is designed to educate emergency service responders, veterinary professionals, animal control officers, as well as industry professionals.

Topics covered but not limited to: 

-Animal Behavior

-Handling and Restraint

-Safety Considerations

-Motor Vehicle Accidents and Overturned Trailers


-Barn and Wildfire

-Unstable Ground (mud, ice, etc.)

-Water Rescues

-Natural Disaster Preparation and Response

Tentative Schedule: 

  • Friday September 20th: 
    8AM-12PM Classroom and Powerpoint lecture
    12PM-5PM Hands On Activities-Handling/Capture Containment, Webbing Manipulations, Rescue Glide, Sling Lift with Heavy Equipment, Entrapments
  • Saturday September 21st:
    8AM-12PM Classroom and Powerpoint lecture
    12PM-5PM Hands on Activities-Mud Rescue with Heavy Equipment or A-Frame, Entrapment
    6PM-8PM Trailer Incident
  • Sunday September 22nd:
    8AM-12PM Classroom and Powerpoing lecture
    12PM-5PM Hands on Activities-Barn Fire, Entrapment, Sling Lift with Tripod

***At this time the hands on participant slots are full but there are still spots available to audit the course.  A wait list is available for those interested in the hands on training***

Registration Costs:
Auditor: $75 for all 3 days or $25 a day for single day
Early Bird (Before August 15) Hands on Participant: $200
Early Bird (Before August 15) Veterinarian only Hands on Participant with R.A.C.E credit: $300
Hands on Participant (After August 15): $250
Veterinarian only Hands on Participant with R.A.C.E credit (After August 15): $350

**First Responders please contact the office at for rates and registration**


 This course will take place September 20-22, 2019

 Register for LAER here!

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!


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Lexington, Kentucky 40511

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