Incidents Involving Large Animals


Awareness level online course

The aim of this FREE course is to raise awareness of keeping people safer when working under supervision at an incident involving a horse. This course may assist businesses and clubs to consider taking a systematic approach to planning, training and reviewing preparation for incidents that may occur in the workplace or at a community event, or as a result of natural disasters. Takes approx. 30 minutes.  Prepared by Horse SA   Enquiries 


Thank you to everyone who has provided input into the course. For more information about large animal rescue or incidents involving animals visit:


Horse SA large animal rescue webpage

British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association
Equine Emergency Rescue (Australian book)

Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue

Equine Veterinarians Australia Large Animal Rescue Vet Registry

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Anthony Hatch report


Links to items referred to in the online course:

SafeWork NSW Code of Practice for managing risks when new or inexperienced riders or handlers interact with horses

Biosecurity SA Property Identification Code


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Your horses, their living environment and welfare benefits


Awareness level online course


Horse SA welcomes you to this FREE awareness level online course, which will take approx. 15- 30 minutes to complete. The course outcomes are:

1. Find out more about how the natural behaviours and needs of horses can be met through their living environment.

2. Collect, share and save horse care ideas using social media 


A certificate of participation and a print out of the social media photo-sharing instructions are provided on completion. 


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