Register to Attend

Receive a Camelbak Hydration Bottle when you register by April 24th.

Attendance and Participation at Ranch Readiness Day 2017 constitutes agreement of attendees to be photographed, with the understanding that photos and video may be used for promotional purposes. No photos, video or filming during speaker presentations will be permitted

Participation Information

Ranch Readiness Day 2017

Community is so important. Education within our community will help our friends and neighbors. By participating in Ranch Readiness Day you will have the opportunity to showcase your business while also educating the community about your services.

Become a Participant
Date
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time
10-4pm

Location
Saralee & Richard's Barn
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Santa Rosa, CA


You and your organization, agency of business are invited to participate in a very important community event!

Ranch Readiness Day is the only preparedness event in the North Bay area especially for rural residents, farmers and ranchers, equine facility managers, boarders and backyard animal owners.

This free community event offers opportunities for your business, agency, or non-profit organization to showcase you programs, products and services. We invite resources in the fields of animal rescue and emergency response, education, public health and safety, and products for disaster preparedness and communications.

Participant Benefits
Participants who register early will reap the benefits of exposure in local and regional media, HALTER and Ranch Readiness Day websites, and the opportunity to cross-promote with other event partners.

Your name and logo featured in all promotional materials, program and press releases

The opportunity to network with leaders in animal emergency response, technical rescue, rural and agriculture disaster preparedness, with a focus on the “whole community” approach.

Load-in
Saturday, April 29, 1-5 pm
Sunday, April 30, 7-9 am

Load-out
Sunday, April 30, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Equipment provided by Julie Atwood Events: 1-6’ table, 2 chairs, 1 Khaki table drape. Additional equipment available by request.

Cost
$45 per agency, organization or business (includes costs of facility, labor, staging, and trash removal)

Parking
Free

Access
Drive up to building within specified load-in time specified above

Registration Form 2017

Fill out registration form below. Register by April 24th to receive a CAMELBAK Hydration Bottle!

If you are interested in participating in a panel or forum, please contact Julie at info@julieatwoodevents.com.

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Registration Form 2017

Fill out registration form below. Early registration deadline for maximum pre-event exposure is March 10th

Equipment provided by Julie Atwood Events: 1-6’ table, 2 chairs, 1 Khaki table drape. Additional equipment available by request.

If you are providing your own logo drape to cover a 6’ table, great! If not, all tables will draped in solid khaki.

If you are interested in participating in a panel or forum, please contact Julie at info@julieatwoodevents.com.

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Participants

Community is so important. Education within our community will help our friends and neighbors. By participating in Ranch Readiness Day you will have the opportunity to showcase your business while also educating the community about your services.

Become a Participant
Ranch Readiness Day 2016

Presentations in the Dutton Pavilion & Kunde Showcase Arena
For bios and other information, scroll to bottom of page.

Opening Ceremony
Supervisor Shirlee Zane, Sonoma County District 3
Color Guard: Fire, Animal, & Veterinary Services, with Community Volunteers: a real-life Animal Rescue Team!
National Anthem: Transcendence Theater Company
Leslie McDonel, vocal; Matt Smart, music director

Sonoma County Sheriff – “Preventing Theft During a Disaster"
Demonstrating various ways to mark your valuable items, tools, and equipment.

Info Stations & Consultants
Visit with the experts: UCD Center for Equine Health, International Animal Welfare Training Institute, CDA Products, NVDAG, Rescue equipment & demos, Emergency Food & Tool Cache stations, Animal ID & reunification stations

DR. Grazyne Tresoldi
"We Saved the Animals: Now What?"
Managing health during high-stress conditions

 Jori Vasgaard & Patricia Andrade, DVM 
Live Demonstration: "Equine Microchipping"

Technical Animal Rescue
Demonstration by the Large Animal Rescue Company & NVDAG Extracting a down horse from a trailer accident scene

Followed by an opportunity to Chat with the TEAM!

People, Places, Organizations, Resources

Authors Kay Hamilton & Letitia Sanders host readings & Book signings, Ranch Readiness Info Corral, Kids' Coloring Station, Equine Travel Insurance,  CPR, Go-Kit Alley, HALTER Cafe, SRJC Equine Science Program, Western Institute for Food Safety & Security

Expert Panel Discussion + Q&A:
"So you want to be a Disaster Service Worker?
Here's How!"
Zach Hamill, Sonoma Office of Emergency Services, Captain Cindy Machado, Marin Humane Society; Tracey Stevens, Consultant/Instructor: SCAS, DHS, FEMA; JOHN SKEEL, SoCo Animal Services;
Jeff Baumgartner, Northwest CA Chapter Of American Red Cross

Michael Payne, Ph.D.,  DVM, Firefighter
"Watch What Happens!! Wildfire on the Ranch"
Real-time footage of Wildland Strike Team defending a ranch, taught by a large animal vet/horseman/firefighter.

 Dr. Jeff Smith, Middletown Animal Hospital
"Summer of '15: Lessons Learned"
Valuable first-hand experiences of the vet and his family and staff, on the front line for their devastated  community.

Our RRD 2017 Participants

Kenwood Fire Logo
LAR Co. Logo
Belos Cavalos Logo