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The staff of the southern equestrian canine rescue center of EMERCOM of Russia regularly hold volunteer training sessions. Month course consists of theoretical and practical training, and requires a final exam.

Classes are held at the centre in the village Akhshtyr Adler district. Volunteers receive professional skills to care for horses and dealing with them, studying the ammunition and the order of sedlovki and learning to move around on the horses on difficult terrain.

– The lessons are mostly held for the volunteers of the search engines, for example, participants in JI “Liza Alert”. That is, for those volunteers who already spetsializiruyutsya on the search for missing people. Management skills horses allow them to intensify patrols emergency workers in the mountain-wooded area during the search and rescue operations. This is very important because in tight arrays mounted unit is often the only means of salvation and the transport of people – transport is sometimes stalled, and the use of helicopters and special equipment it is possible not everywhere, – said the head of the Sochi units UKXC of EMERCOM of Russia Anastasia Titovets.

She added that often the area of special operations is tens of kilometers, and the rescue riders can most effectively explore the mountain areas even in conditions of poor visibility. As a rule, calculations patrolling horse trails and passes, on duty in places of a mass congestion of people. For volunteers and search engines training course is free of charge.

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