Brian Horner is a professional instructor specializing in rescue and survival training programs. He is a leader in the field of development of instructional programs designed specifically toward saving lives in emergencies. He is the founder and president of LTR Training Systems, Inc. Horner founded LTR Training Systems, (Learn to Return), in 1986 after a successful 11-year career in the U.S. military as a specialized SERE Instructor. (Survival, Escape, Resistance, Evasion). He used this career as a stepping stone to high altitude climbing and to a position on the Denali National Park, High Altitude rescue patrol.
He is well versed and educated in all disciplines of safety and rescue training. As an NAUI Scuba instructor, he started the original scuba programs at the University of Alaska. As a swift water rescue instructor, he developed training to meet the needs of oil spill responders on the north slope of Alaska. And lastly, as a medical instructor he has spoken for the Wilderness Medical Society, The International Society for Mountain Medicine, FEMA, SOMA and is currently on the review committee for the State of Alaska Guidelines for Delayed Care Treatments.