Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Courses

OHC is the primary sponsor and host of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue courses taught by world renowned expert, Dr. Rebecca (Gimenez) Husted.  These trainings are open to anyone, but are specifically geared towards fire department personnel, first responders, veterinarians, search & rescue members, animal rescue specialists, livestock breeders, horse trainers, and any large animal owner that wants to be more prepared.

This intense training will show you the proper was to respond and prepare for large animal emergencies.  The TLAER training courses introduces the latest concepts, techniques, procedures and equipment being used today – to learn to work together on a scene and build a great incident action plan, then extricate the animal safely for both the animal and responders.  All who attend the whole cource will receive a certificate of completion.

**The TLAER courses produced by OHC qualify for 16 Oregon Vet Board CE Credits. **

The instructor communicates and networks with people all around the world to develop innovative tactics, techniques and procedures to share with their students. TLAER, Inc’s ongoing research and development focus on simple and practical applications with student-suggested improvements. Courses are updated constantly, allowing students to learn the most current methods and equipment in each course. Instructors are horse and cattle people so they know about the behavior of animals and people and how that applies on-scene.

 

NEXT COURSE:  We are excited to offer Oregon’s ONLY 3-day Awareness/Operations course – October 14-16 at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds.  This course will not be offered again until at last 2024 – so register today!

Oregon’s 1st Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Awareness/Operations 3-day course is set for October 14-16 at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds (2070 NE Lafayette Ave, McMinnville, OR 97128).  Registration is open now and we expect the hands-on portion to sell out! If you have been through an Awareness course before – this is a one to take again! More will be covered and you will have an opportunity to participate or audit the hands on portion.

Due to the complexity of this course, we are asking you to pre-register using this form link (www.tinyurl.com/TLAER10-2022). Based on your answers, and course availability, we will send you an invoice for the fee owed. You will not be officially registered until your invoice is paid.
Course fees are:
– $249 for the Awareness/Operations Audit course for those who have taken a course before with OHC
– $299 for the Awareness/Operations Audit course for those who NOT have taken a course before with OHC
– $399 for the Awareness/Operations Hands-On course for those who have taken a course before with OHC
– $499 for the Awareness/Operations Hands-On course for those who have NOT taken a course before with OHC
You are welcome to pay a 50% deposit now and the other 50% by August 1, 2022. We will fill the Hands-On course with first responders first, all others will be placed on a wait list until August 31 – at that time we will open the Hands-On portion to non-first responders if there are spaces available.
OHC members receive a $25 discount on any course option. Students (with proof of current enrollment) receive a $100 discount on the Awareness/Operations Audit option.
You must attend all 3 days of the course to receive credit and/or certificate. We are waiting for the Oregon Vet Board to approve this course for 24 credit hours. We will provide a light breakfast, lunch, and snacks all 3 days as well as dinner on day 2.

 

THE AWARENESS COURSE WILL COVER:

• Introduction to Large Animal Behavior and Senses – Normal and Under Stress
• Overview of Containment and Restraint of Large Animals (Physical and Chemical)
• Awareness of Agro-terrorism, Foreign Animal Disease, HAZMAT issues in TLAER
• Awareness of Emergency Decontamination of Animals (Gross methods)
• Highlights of critical medical concerns during large animal incidents
• The Incident Command System related to TLAER incidents
• Awareness of Confined Space, Trench considerations in TLAER
• IN DEPTH – Roles of the Veterinarian, Owner, Emergency Responders & Animal Control
• Awareness of the Simple Manipulation Methods (Forward Assists, Backwards Drag, Hampshire Slip, Cast Horse Roll, etc.)
• Awareness of Transportation Incident Prevention and Response Considerations
• Introduction to Livestock Trailer Wrecks, Overturns & Response
• Overview of Facility Evacuation Planning (Emergencies and Disasters)
• Implementing Proper Emergency Field Humane Euthanasia for Large Animals
• Prevention & Mitigation of Fire Scenarios (barns, wild fire, trailer fires)
• Large Animal Ambulances and considerations for running a service
• Basic Simple Vertical Lifting employment considerations and equipment recommendations
• Awareness of Recumbent Animal recommendations and manipulations
• Introduction to Water Rescue TLAER considerations (Pools, Flat & Swiftwater, etc.)
• Introduction to Unstable Ground and Mud TLAER scenarios
• Introduction to Surface Ice Rescue TLAER scenarios
• Why NOT to use Large Animal Slingloading in Helicopter Operations (specialty circumstances)
• Slings in medical scenarios
• IN-DEPTH – What NOT to do in TLAER – A Review of Live Rescues
• Overview of Basic and TLAER supplies and equipment
• Awareness – Access into Horse Trailers and Confined Spaces in TLAER
• Forward Assist, Backwards Drag, Hampshire Slip & Sideways Drag Demonstration
• Behavior, Approach, Basic Handling, Restraint and Leading Live Animals Demonstrations
• Extrication & Response considerations & cutting equipment

COST: Registration is $199 per person for the Awareness level course – includes continental breakfast, lunch, beverages, and snacks for both days.

DISCOUNTS:

  • $75 discount for the first 10 First Responders who register.  Proof of position will be required to get discount code.  Please contact us before registering.
  • Oregon Horse Council members automatically receive a $25 discount
  • Students are $125 with proof of school enrollment.

REGISTRATION TO THIS EVENT IS NON-REFUNDABLE, BUT IS TRANSFERABLE TO ANOTHER PERSON.  All attendees must pre-register – NO registrations will be accepted at the door.  Credit/debit card payment is accepted or a check may be mailed to our office:  OHC, PO Box 1664, Prineville, OR  97754.  Your spot will not be locked in until payment is received, so please make sure to mail checks quickly.

Participation is limited to 100 people only per class.

TESTIMONIALS from past attendees in Oregon/Washington:  We have received dozens of testimonials from past participants!  TLAER Testimonies to see them (broken down by representative category).

QUESTIONS:  Contact the Oregon Horse Council office – 971-224-5879 or brandi@oregonhorsecouncil.com.  For more information, visit:  tlaer.org. Please feel free to share this event information and invite those in your community who you feel would benefit from a training of this kind.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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