Learn simple and easy First Aid tailored to horse riders

This one day course is aimed at any horse rider to learn basic first aid skills to keep them safe. Horse riding can present different dangers and the course covers most injuries and illnesses that you are likely to come across. We also have a 3-day Equestrian First Aid at Work (HSE compliant) for those who need a higher qualification to meet the British Horse Society (BHS) requirements.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

 This course comes with 5.0 hours of CPD .The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a National MedicAid Certificate and for online courses an Evidence-Based Learning statement.

  • Horse riders
  • Parents
  • Stable workers
  • Eventing
  • Cross country

Course Curriculum

  • Fears of First Aid
  • Calling for Help
  • Patient Consent
  • DRAB and the ABCD's
  • Initial Assessment
  • Stop Think Act
  • Airway and Breathing
  • Recovery Position
  • Spinal Injury
  • Heart Attack
  • Adult CPR
  • Adult CPR Hand Over
  • Compression-Only CPR
  • CPR and Coronavirus
  • Child CPR
  • Using an AED 
  • Adult and Child Choking Conscious
  • Adult and Child Choking Unconscious
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  • Types of Bleeding
  • Serious Bleeding
  • Minor Injury Treatment
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  • Shock
  • Helmet Removal
  • Spinal Injury
  • Dislocations and Fractures 
  • Head Injuries
  • Spinal Injury
  • Allergies
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Bites and Stings
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Asthma
  • Epileptic Seizures
  • Fainting
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