Large Animal Rescue Training at NC State, April 20-22

North Carolina State University (NC State) College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will be hosting a large animal emergency rescue training presented by Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER), April 20-22. The event is being hosted by the NC State CVM Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Veterinarians, emergency responders, and general horse caretakers are encouraged to attend.

The TLAER staff will teach using hands-on training exercises and live horses. Training topics include:

  • A barn fire simulation;
  • A trailer wreck;
  • Rope rescues; and
  • Night search and rescue.

Space is limited, so register early at Please note that emergency responders and veterinarians will have priority for confirmed registration.

Please direct any questions to Ashley Banes at or 919/448-4131, or Lt. Jason Boggs at 919/669-8276.

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