Equine Anatomy & Physiology

The Digestive System

How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will learn many interesting facts about the digestive system of the horse including:

  • why the digestive system of the horse is unique;
  • which parts of the digestive tract are where; 
  • how the different sections of the digestive tract work;
  • the different ways in which horses digest the food they eat; and
  • why the horse’s digestive system is a common cause of ill health in horses.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden