•• Participant Registration – Large Animal 911

August 28 to 30, 2021

Loudoun County Fairgrounds
17558 Dry Mill Road, Leesburg, VA 20175

We regret that due to ongoing restrictions on gatherings and general health concerns of having participants working in close contact for three days, we have cancelled the TLAER course for 2020. 

The course has been re-scheduled to August 28 to 30, 2021. Please stay tuned for more information.

Participation Registration Form


The course is structured to educate those who are not usual members of a branch of emergency services, such as veterinarians, large animal facility operators, animal rescue organizations, large animal transporters, and large animal owners. Individuals who attend the Awareness Level Course as a participant will receive a TLAER, Inc. Awareness Level Certification.

Registration Cost:

$150 – August 29-31, includes the Awareness portion of the training and audit of the Operational portion. Lunch included all 3 day.

$75 – Single day rate for any portion of the training (audit the Operational portion).  Includes lunch.



This training level course is intended for first responders and veterinarians. These participants will have hands-on training with the equipment and receive a text book and final certification.

This training involves the practical considerations, behavioral understanding, specialty equipment, tactics, techniques, and methodologies behind the safe extrication of a live large animal from entrapments (trailer wrecks, ditches, mud, water, barn fires) in local emergencies and disaster areas. It is recommended that Individuals taking this course have previously taken online ICS training (see below), and sign a waiver. Individuals who attend the OPERATIONS Level Course as a Participant will receive TLAER, Inc. Operations Level CertificationRACE approval pending for Veterinarians and Technicians.

Registration Cost:         

$400 – August 29-31, includes both the Awareness portion of the training (a prerequisite for the Operational Course) and participation in the Operational portion, and a copy of the textbook – “Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (Giminez).” Lunch included all 3 days (Limit of 30 participants).


Registration Levels

– Click “Add to Cart” button to Pay by credit card.

– To pay by check please mail to Loudoun County Equine Alliance, PO Box 293, Purcellville, VA 20134.



It is highly recommended by TLAER, Inc. that course attendees complete the online courses listed below prior to attending an Awareness or Operations Level Course. Online registration and certification are free through FEMA at http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/

TLAER course attendees at any level will benefit from the knowledge obtained from these topics and will be able to better understand some of the basic, yet vital, components of TLAER TM disaster incidents and emergency responses taught throughout the courses.




Large Animal 911 EVENT SPONSORS:


Virginia Horse Industry Board
Loudoun County Economic Development


Another Turn Tack
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center / Virginia Tech Foundation
Morven Park Equestrian Center
Tri State Riding Club
VADA / Nova
Visit Loudoun


Oak Spring Equestrian


Michelle & Alfred King


American National Insurance Co
Wendy Bebie
Belle View Farm
Northern Virginia Working Equitation
Save Rural Loudoun
Shenandoah Horse Park
Southern States:  Charles Town
Trailer Country LLC