Muscles

Muscle types and physiology. A horse’s conformation and muscle types can determine how well he can perform certain tasks, but all horses are subject to

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The Head and Neck

Functions of the equine head and neck, from eating to "mission control" to vision to respiration to hearing. Sponsored by the American Association of Equine

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The Equine Foot

Learn how the complex equine foot is built, and how it works to allow work at speed. Sponsored by the American Association of Equine Veterinary

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The Hindlimb

Anatomy and physiology of the equine hindlimb, along with conformation problems and lamenesses common to certain disciplines. Sponsored by the American Association of Equine Veterinary

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The Forelimb

Forelimb anatomy and physiology, along with common conformation and soundness issues. Sponsored by the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians (AAEVT), Classic Medical, OCD Equine, and

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The Equine Back

Anatomy and physiology of the equine spine. Subtle problems in the back and elsewhere that affect the back can create lameness or disability in the

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Medications Log

Want to keep track of your horse’s medication history? Download and print this medication log and keep it by your horse’s stall with a pen,

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Teddy O’Connor Euthanized

The Horse Herd joins the entire horse industry in mourning the loss of Theodore O’Connor, lovingly known as Teddy. “We all admired the heart of

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