BARTA Recommended Resources

Resquip LimitedResquip Limited exists to provide high quality, versatile, and affordable rescue training equipment to the Emergency Services, Training Organisations, and all those involved in the provision of Rescue and Disaster Management training programmes.
Rural Safety SignsRural Safety Signs – Sarah Houstoun has been passionate about safety and education on equine and agricultural establishments for many years. Working with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Sarah has designed bespoke fire safety signage and emergency plan templates, coupled with a fire and emergency box which enhances the speed in which emergency responders gather essential information when they arrive at an incident. Rural Safety Signs is a one stop shop for safety signs and equipment.
BARTA - Britsh Animal Rescue & Trauma Care

A list of equipment BARTA recommends for various situations:

Basic Equipment List

  • 1 x heavy limb crook
  • 2 x 5 metre webbing strops
  • 1 x 9 metre strop
  • 1 x carry sheet
  • 1 x large strop guide
  • Suitable head restraint

Basic large animal rescue set

  • 2 x heavy limb crooks
  • 2 x 5 metre strops
  • 2 x 9 metre strops
  • 2 x 10 metre ropes
  • 1 x large strop guide
  • 1 x carry sheet
  • 1 x improvised halter
  • 3 x sizes of webbing head collar
  • 4 x singular hobbles


  • 2 x SWAH harnesses with personnel lines
  • 2 x riot shields or equivalent hard protection

Advanced large animal rescue set

  • In addition to Basic Rescue Set;
  • 1 x medium strop guide
  • 1 x small strop guide
  • 1 Skaff pack hook, pole and line
  • 1 x medical suspension harness
  • 1 x quick release rescue harness
  • 1 x rescue glide set


  • 2 x 10 metre inflatable rescue paths
  • 2 x 5 metre inflatable rescue paths