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First Aid Training for Riders

Sussex First aid & Trauma Training  01342 824715

I day specialist training including Head Trauma


HSE full emergency first Aid at Work 3 years Certification

  • Head Trauma Injury...signs & symptoms

  • Catastrophic Bleeds,... Tourniquets Haemostatics Blood stop bandages

  • Heart attack Defibrillator ......using

  • Scene Assessment, Primary Survey, Airway Management & CPR

  • Secondary Survey

  • Choking, Drowning, Asthma & Anaphylactic shock

  • Management of Burns & Bleeding & Shock

  • Heat Stroke & Heat Exhaustion

  • Exposure to Cold

  • Management of Fractures & movement of Casualties

  • Seizures

  • Vehicle crashes...neck injury

  • First Aid Equipment



Royal College of Surgeons certified FPOSi – FPOS Lv4 - & MIRA Medic in Remote Areas

Royal College of Nursing Anaphylaxis campaign for Health Care Professionals

WorkSafe “HSE” First Aid Instructor & Paediatric First Aid Instructor.

NLP Practitioner | Risk Assessor certified | Member British Heart Foundation | Member Royal Engineers Association | Member Association of First Aiders

Prism Brain Mapping Practitioner 2017 | East Sussex Fire & Rescue 14 Years Operational Experience


Typical Equine injuries



Statistics are far and few between for Horse Riders related injuries, however here is an example of one of the largest surveys in 1996 which would be an indication from 1179 records.

  • Age of equestrian related injuries sustained by children? 48% age 10-14

  • What percentage of Equine related injuries are Female? 76%

  • When do most incidents happen? Summer 41%, weekends 47%, between 12pm -8pm 62%

  • When do most of the injuries occur? Fall from horse 62%

  • Out door or indoor activities? Outdoor 42%

  • What percentage required only minor treatment 49%

  • How many needed follow up medical advice or treatment after leaving accident & emergency? 36%

  • How many were admitted to Hospital? 14%

  • What percentage were hand or arm related? 38%

  • What is the most frequent type of injury? Abrasions, bruises, or inflammations 40%

  • Of those who were injured what percentage used protective equipment? 22%

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