Equine Health

Skin diseases

How does the course work?

Online Course duration

3 h 25
Online learning

What you will learn

Skin is the largest and most visible organ system of the horse, and there is a large number of different skin diseases that horses can suffer from. In this course you will learn about:

  • The typical signs of skin disease
  • The techniques that can be used to diagnose skin disease
  • Diseases caused by infectious organisms such as bacteria and viruses
  • Parasitic skin diseases
  • Allergic and tumorous skin diseases
  • Hereditary skin diseases
  • How skin diseases can be treated

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden