Equine Anatomy & Physiology

The Hoof

How does the course work?

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; and
  • how and why horn quality differs between horses.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden