Equine Health

Skin diseases

How does the course work?

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; and
  • how skin diseases can be treated.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden