Equine Health

Diseases of the digestive system


How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will find out why the digestive system is one of the most frequent causes of illness in the horse and learn about the diseases and disorders of the horse’s digestive system including:

  • the typical clinical signs of a problem in the digestive tract;
  • the common diseases of the oral cavity, the oesophagus, the stomach and the small and large intestine;
  • the most important internal parasites found in the horse; and
  • how to make management decisions that will help keep a horse’s digestive system healthy.

Authors

Dr Isabel Imboden