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hanging horse croppedMarch 2018

Saturday 10 March 2018 – Nanango, QLD. South Burnett Endurance Riders Assoc. Inc. & Queensland Horse Council Inc. one-day Large Animal information workshop. Time: 8:30 – 3:30. Venue: Western Performance Club, Nanango Showgrounds, Racecourse Road, Nanango 4615. Please contact Colleen Shaw 0438 467 970 colleenshaw@bigpond.com  

June 2018

Saturday 2 June 2018 – Park Ridge, QLD. Australian Trail Horse Riders Association & Queensland Horse Council Inc. one-day Large Animal Rescue workshop. Time: 9:00 – 3:30. Venue: Chambers Flat Equestrian Park, 1047 – 1107 Chambers Flat Road, Park Ridge, 4125. Cost: $40 for 2018 ATHRA members, $55 for non-members. To book: https://www.trybooking.com/357923 Contact: Claire Bourke 0418 438 807

Sunday 24 June 2018 – TBA, QLD.  Australian Trail Horse Riders Association & Queensland Horse Council Inc. one-day Large Animal Rescue workshop. Time: 9:00 – 3:30. Venue: TBA. Cost: $40 for 2018 ATHRA members, $55 for non-members. To book:  Contact: Claire Bourke 0418 438 807

 

 

 

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March 2015

Sunday 15 March – Beaconsfield Upper, Victoria.  Wandarrah Estate / QHC one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop at Wandarrah Estate, 145 Split Rock Road, Beaconsfield Upper, Vic  3808. $160 (includes morning tea, please BYO lunch). Contact: Rebecca Feasey 0411 848 643 wandarrahestate@gmail.com

Saturday 21 March – Portland, Victoria. QHC / Cobboboonee Horse Riding one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop at Cobboboonee Horse Riding, 211 Hodgetts Road, Gorae, Vic 3305.  $160 (includes morning tea and lunch). Early bird discount if booked and paid in full by 31 January. Contact: Kelly Gannon 0428 219 090 kvgannon@gmail.com  

May 2015

Saturday 2 May – Clarendon (Ballarat), Victoria. Creswick RSL Light Horse Troop / QHC one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop at Unicorn Park Equestrian Centre, 33 Courts Road, Clarendon, Vic 3352. Cost: early bird special $130 if booked and paid in full by 2 April 2015, $160 thereafter (includes morning tea and lunch). Contact: Chase Day 0411 335 738 chase@hmdp.com

Saturday 30 May – Hawkesbury, NSW. One day EVA Large Animal Rescue workshop with Professor Josh Slater, Royal Veterinary College, UK. Open to veterinarians and emergency services personnel who have an interest in Large Animal Rescue. Previous experience in LAR is advantageous but not essential. Registration is at 8:15 for an 8:30 start, 5:00 finish. Venue: Agnes Banks Equine Clinic, 5 Price Lane, Agnes Banks, NSW 2753. Cost: $295. Contact: Claudia Hunt at EVA on 02 9431 5080 or claudia.hunt@eva.org.au

June 2015

Thursday 11 June – Perth, WA. WA Horse Council / QHC one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop. Venue: Brookleigh Estate, Swan Valley. Cost: $250 ($225 for WAHC members). Please contact Diane Bennit, 08 9293 3577 / 0409 083 617 bennit@iinet.net.au

Friday 12 June – Perth, WA. WA Horse Council / QHC one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop. Venue: Brookleigh Estate, Swan Valley. Cost: $250 ($225 for WAHC members). Please contact Diane Bennit, 08 9293 3577 / 0409 083 617 bennit@iinet.net.au

Saturday 27 June – Large Animal Rescue presentation to the Australian Carriage Driving Society of Victoria annual conference.

July 2015

Sunday 26 July – Jimboomba, Queensland. Australian Competitive Trail Riding Association / QHC one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop. Venue: Jimboomba Pony Club, Jimboomba Park, South Street, Jimboomba, Qld 4280. Cost: $140 (includes morning tea and lunch). Contact: Sharon Dow 0415 040 443 or 07 5543 1034 sharondow@bigpond.com

August 2015

Saturday 29 August – Tynong, Victoria. Tynong Fire Brigade Auxiliary / QHC one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop. Venue: Tynong Fire Brigade Station, 47 Nar Nar Goon-Longwarry Rd, Tynong, Vic 3813. Cost: $100 emergency services personnel, $150 others. Sausage sizzle lunch, gold coin donation. Contact: Janice Gorick (03) 5942 8485 tynongaux@gmail.com

September 2015

Saturday 5 September – Boonah, Queensland. ATHRA / Queensland Horse Council one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop. Venue: SEQ Water, Lilybrook western trail head, Wyaralong Dam, Beaudesert-Boonah Road. Cost: ATHRA members $10, others $30 includes morning tea and lunch. To book: http://www.trybooking.com/ILHA For information, please contact Claire Bourke 0418 438 807

October 2015

Sunday 4 October – Maryborough, Queensland. Queensland Horse Council one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop. Venue: Maryborough Showgrounds. Cost: $165. For information, please contact Wanda Lyon 0439 939 326 wanda.furkids@gmail.com To book:: www.trybooking.com/155652 

Wednesday 14 October – Townsville, Queensland. Australian Institute of Animal Management / QHC one-day Large Animal Rescue workshop for 40 people. Closed to AIAM conference delegates.

Thursday 15 October – Townsville, Queensland. Large Animal Rescue presentation to AIAM conference delegates.

November 2015

Saturday 21 November – Nerang, Queensland. Nerang Pony Club / Queensland Horse Council one-day Large Animal Rescue information workshop. Venue: Nerang Pony Club, Yarrimbah Drive, Nerang, Qld 4211. Cost: $145 for Nerang Pony Club members, $155 for others (includes morning tea and lunch). For information, please contact Joanne Parkes on 0425 265 165 or joanneparkes@skymesh.com.au

December 2015

3 – 5 December – 6th International Large Animal Rescue Conference, Prague, Czech Republic. www.bartacic.org

 

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At last – Australia’s very first Large Animal Rescue training courses are scheduled for November. Earlier this year, I arranged for Dr Rebecca Gimenez, Primary Instructor and President of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue in the USA, to demonstrate rescue techniques at Equitana Melbourne 2010. While she is in Australia, Dr Gimenez will also conduct the following training courses:

10 November 2010 9:00am – 5:00pm

Horse SA is hosting a one-day awareness-level course with Dr Gimenez for emergency responders, veterinarians, animal welfare officers, zoo staff, horse racing and event personnel, staff and volunteers who may be required to respond to an equine emergency, and interested individuals and organisations associated with large animals that may end up in difficult situations. To be held at the Goyder Mezzanine, Adelaide Showground, Wayville, South Australia.

Cost is $365 inc GST (Horse SA members $320 inc GST)

Contact Julie Fiedler 0402 488 306

13 – 14 November 2010 8:00am – 6:30pm

Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue training course in the Hawkesbury area of Sydney for firefighters, mounted police and emergency responders only, conducted by Dr Gimenez and Anthony Hatch of NSW Fire Brigades and SES.

Contact Anthony Hatch 0419 406 220

16 November 2010 9:30am – 5:00pm

The National Centre for Equine Education at Goulburn Ovens TAFE is offering a one-day awareness-level course with Dr Gimenez at the Rural Industries Campus, Wangaratta, Victoria.

Cost is $265.01 (inc $24.09 GST)

Contact Celia Turnbull on 1300 GOTAFE (1300 468 233)

17 November 2010 8:00am-5:00pm

The Victorian Animal Aid Trust (Animal Aid) is hosting a one-day awareness-level training session at the Elizabeth Walker Education Centre, 35 Killara Road, Coldstream, at which Dr Gimenez will discuss techniques and issues related to the handling and evacuation of large animals during an emergency or disaster. Cost is $350. Contact Jodie Limon (03) 9739 0300

20 November 2010

Equitana Melbourne. On Saturday 20 November, Dr Gimenez will demonstrate entrapment extrication from 2:00 – 3:00pm in the Ranvet Pavilion. www.equitana.com.au

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