Part I: In the first webinar we will cover everything you need to know to ensure your truck and trailer are in good working order, how to correctly hitch your trailer, how to maintain your truck and trailer for safe towing and what to look for when purchasing a new or used horse trailer.
Part II: In the second webinar we will cover everything you need to know to be prepared in the worst possible scenario of a horse trailer accident.
About Dr. Husted:
Dr. Rebecca Husted is a volunteer Firefighter, Public Information Officer and Fire Prevention Instructor for the City of Gray, GA. Dr. Husted does research and development work with several veterinary schools and other institutions and provides education about the heavy rescue of animals. An internationally sought speaker and instructor, she edited and wrote the only textbook available to the fire service and veterinarians on technical rescue of large animals, and several chapters in major veterinary books on similar subjects. She contributes her time and expertise to several international committees: for equine welfare (PATH, International) and is the NFPA Standard 150 technical chair and subject matter expert. Dr. Husted holds a BS (Wofford College) and PhD (Clemson University). Her current scientific research interests include a national survey of trailer accident causality, another of horse barn fire causality, and of physiological responses to Technical Rescue procedures and equipment in large animals. Dr. Husted is a former Logistics Officer for FEMA\’s Veterinary Medical Assistance Team (VMAT -2), a decorated combat veteran and a Major in the US Army Reserves. She is active in various organizations related to disaster preparedness and equine welfare. She gives training worldwide in Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue techniques and methodologies, and equine cruelty investigations. She has published numerous critiques, original techniques, and innovative journal articles on a wide variety of subjects related to equine heavy rescue and welfare.
Webinar Reference Material
Understanding the Horse Trailer Rig, Purdue University:https://ppp.purdue.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/PPP-114.pdf
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