The Equine Athlete

The hoof mechanism

How does the course work?

Online Course duration

1 h 20
Online learning

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • What the hoof mechanism is
  • What internal and external forces are involved
  • Which parts of the hoof can move, and how
  • Why the hoof mechanism is important for hoof and limb health
  • Which anatomical, environmental and medical factors can affect the hoof mechanism

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden