Equine Identification

Equine Identification and Passports

How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will learn all about the identification of horses including:

  • why it is important to identify horses;
  • how physical characteristics are used to identify horses;
  • present-day means of identifying horses;
  • the Unique Equine Life Number or UELN;
  • why and where horses are registered; and
  • what information is included in an equine passport.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden

Dr Dagmar Sens-Kirchenbauer