Equine Anatomy and Health Considerations

Required Books

  • Horse Anatomy for Performance by Gillian Higgins, 2012
  • The Horse Anatomy Workbook by Maggie Raynor, 2006
  • The Horse Conformation Handbook by Heather Smith Thomas, 2005

Course Syllabus

Equine Anatomy and Health Considerations Syllabus

Course Information

Estimated Time: 75 hours

Difficulty: Beginner


Course Instructor


SECTION 1: Surface Anatomy, Descriptive Terms and Conformation

SECTION 2: Skeletal System, Teeth and Age of The Horse, The Equine Hoof

SECTION 3:  Muscular System, Fascia, and Connective Tissue

SECTION 4: Nervous System, Circulatory System Introduction

SECTION 5: Digestive System, Common Equine Health Issues