Equine Health

Basic health assessment

How does the course work?

Online Course duration

35 min
Online learning

What you will learn

Being able to assess a horse’s state of health is important to everyone involved with a horse. In this course you will learn about making a basic health assessment:

  • How to interpret changes in a horse’s attitude and demeanour
  • How to take a horse’s vital signs and interpret your findings
  • How to assess typical signs of health and signs of ill-health of various body systems
  • How to assess the severity of an injury
  • When it may be necessary to call a vet

Course format



Dr Dagmar Sens-Kirchenbauer

Dr Isabel Imboden