Save Your Horse Seminar

Washington County Animal Response Team (WaCART

The Washington County Animal Response Team in conjunction with the North Strabane Township Fire Department Technical Rescue Team with Subject Matter Experts from the North Strabane Police Department, Altmeyer Trailer Sales, and the Mountain Valley Trail Riders are pleased to announce: 

  • Save Your Horse, A Safety Seminar for Horse Owners
    Sunday, March 19th, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Come and join us, we make safety fun! This seminar is for both new and experienced horse folks alike and we hope to see you there! 


This 4-hour seminar includes:

  • Barn Fire Safety, How To Prevent Fires In the Ag Building.
  • Fire Extinguishers and Demonstration
    • Presented by the North Strabane Fire Department.
  • How to Tie Emergency Harnesses and Halters
  • Important Consideration When Purchasing a Trailer, Maintaining a Trailer.
    • Presented by Jeff Altmeyer, Altmeyer Trailer Sales.
  • Overview of Proper Lifting Techniques and Proper Placement of Rescue Hardware
  • Pasture Safety
  • Safe Horse Hauling, the Don’ts of When You Have a Trailer In-Tow.
    • Presented by the North Strabane Police Department
  • Safe Horse Hauling, the Dos of When You Have a Trailer In-Tow
    • Presented by Altmeyer Trailer Sales
  • Smoke/Fire/Flame Detectors and Sprinkler Systems for the Ag Building.
    • Presented by the North Strabane Fire Department.
  • Trail Safety
    • Presented by Tammy Schweitzer, Mountain Valley Trail Riders Association
  • When to Call Your Equine Veterinarian and 911
  • Working with Emergency Responders through an Incident


North Strabane Township Fire Department:
2550 Washington Road
Canonsburg, PA 15317 

Additional Information

  • Course Information
  • Door proceeds benefit North Strabane Township Fire Department. Seating is limited, please register
  • Please refer to the animal rescue page for the registration form
  • Session Cost is $25 per person and will be collected at the door
    Group rates are available, email us for more information