Technical Animal Rescue


Hours: 16 Hours


Initial Certification Course Cost: $185.00  


** Recertification Course Cost: FREE for Life


Designed For:This Course has been designed to meet Fire Service, Law Enforcement, Animal Control, Rescue Squad, Urban Search and Rescue and County Search and Rescue team standards for Large Animal Rescue Operations.


Description: This intensive two-day, 24 hour class. It is a mixed lecture/ experience learning course with lots of hands on practicing of animal rescue skills. Other objectives include an in-depth look at the uses of ropes in technical animal rescue, animal handling, setting up technical rope systems and much more.This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary so responders can work in "concert" with each other, guided by an understanding of horse characteristics and behavior.


Certification: Large Animal Recue Operational



  • Rope Rescue Level I is Preferred
  • 18 years of age
  • Adequate health insurance coverage
  • In good physical condition


Equipment needed:

  • Durable pants/ work jeans
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Thick-soled boots/ sturdy shoes
  • Rock Climbing/Rescue or Wildland Fire Helmet
  • Class 3 Harness
  • Leather gloves
  • Eye Protection



Students will Receive:

  • Technical Large Animal Rescue Operations Certificate
  • Taskbook - NFPA 1006 Large Animal Rescue 
  • Certification ID Card
  • Certification Helmet Sticker


Class Size: 25


** Any student who has previously attended this course with Specialized Rescue Training can attend as a re-certification  every three years at no cost.  Please use Promo Code: Recert when registering. All re-certification's will be verified from our database.