Horse Hauling Course
Transporting your horse does not have to be a stressful event for you or your horse
To host a Horse Hauling Course contact Jennifer Woods
This interactive course was developed for recreational and performance horse owners and caregivers. The Canadian Livestock Transport (CLT) training program offers training for commercial haulers.
This course covers:
animal behaviour and handling
horse comfort during transport
incident (accident) response
transport regulatory requirements for Canada
manifests and horse permits
Participants are also made aware of industry resources including the Code of Practice and Health of Animals transport regulations including information on determining if an animal is fit for transport.
Contact us for more details on this course including cost.
ABOUT THE TEAM
Livestock handling specialist Jennifer Woods of Blackie, Alberta developed and delivers the Horse Hauling Course. She has extensive experience with cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, elk and bison and she has an Animal Science degree from Colorado State University. Jennifer has been developing and delivering courses to the livestock industry since 1988. She has certified Canadian universities for the Canadian Council on Animal Care and developed a livestock behavior and handling curriculum for colleges. Visit Jennifer's web site for more information on her courses and presentations.
Mikki is the project coordinator for the Horse Hauling Course. Working as an animal health and welfare consultant since 1995 her experience includes the development and management of numerous livestock handling courses and programs (declercq.ca). She grew up on a large mixed farm outside of Lomond, Alberta.
Jennifer and Mikki also work with the Canadian Livestock Transport (CLT) training program.
Initial funding for this project was provided by the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency.