Equine Anatomy & Physiology

The Hoof

How does the course work?

Online Course duration

2 h 05
Online learning

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • The internal structures of the hoof
  • The hoof capsule and the sensitive dermis
  • The name and function of the different parts of the hoof
  • The suspensory apparatus of the hoof
  • How hoof horn grows
  • How and why horn quality differs between horses

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden