Equine Anatomy & Physiology

The Circulatory System

How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about the structures that belong to the circulatory system of the horse and how they work, including: 

  • why the heart is a complex biological pump;
  • what the difference is between veins and arteries;
  • how blood pressure is regulated;
  • the many different functions of blood; and
  • why the circulatory system is capable of extremely high performance.

Course format



Dr Dagmar Sens-Kirchenbauer

Dr Isabel Imboden