2019 Large Animal Rescue Seminar
We are pleased to welcome back Rebecca (Gimenez) Husted PhD, world renowned expert on large animal safety and rescue!
REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONALS & FIRST RESPONDERS IS NOW FULL.
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Rebecca holds a BS in Biology from Wofford College, a PhD in Animal Physiology from Clemson University. A past Biology adjunct professor, her current scientific research interests include a national survey of trailer accident causality, barn fire causality and improving fire prevention standards for animal facilities, study of animal physiological responses to Technical Rescue procedures and equipment, and investigation into poor nutrition in horse neglect cases. Her first book on Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue was published by Wiley-Blackwell in 2008.
She gives training in Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAERTM ) techniques across the US and Internationally. She leads the USA in innovative ideas, methodologies, her understanding of complex human factors involved in large animal rescue aspects, and facilitates an online Facebook study group of 12k+ global members featuring 12 administrators to discuss and share techniques in applied large animal rescue and disasters related to large animals. She serves as an advisor for numerous graduate and veterinary school students, serves on various committees (including Equine Welfare with PATH, International), teaches online courses in horse behavior and welfare, and hosts TLAER working students at her farm in Georgia.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Suffolk County Farm
350 Yaphank Avenue
Yaphank, NY 11980
The Suffolk County Farm and Education Center’s mission is to provide hands-on research-based learning to all residents with themes in agriculture, animal sciences, history, STEM, healthy living, and life skills in a unique year-round learning environment and in community spaces. The Farm’s vision is to connect with our agricultural heritage and to pave the way for a bright, healthy, and sustainable future.
Junior Agenda, May 31st, 2019
Professional Agenda, June 1st, 2019
Animal handling in emergency situations
Basic concepts in emergency rescue
Introduction to trailer safety
Large animal behavior
*Course designed for youth 13-18 years of age with or without horse experience
Pizza and beverages included!
Emergency scene management
Basics of technical rescue
Livestock trailer incidents
Integration of veterinarians into emergency response
*Course designed for veterinarians, first responders and those who own or manage animals/livestock