EQST3701 Equine Biomechanics & Conformation

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: EQST3701

Credits: 3

Term: Fall

About the Course:

A detailed course in conformation and the movement of joints and muscles. Students will review musculoskeletal anatomy and learn about the principles of normal equine movement. Pathology associated with poor conformation and the methods to manage poor conformation will be discussed. The role of the farrier in treatment of conformational diseases and the ability of the rider to influence the horse’s movement will be a part of the discussions. Prerequisite: ANSC2701 or BIOL1005, BIOL1006.

Meets the requirement for Equine, Science for Biology and Veterinary Science elective. Course offered: Fall.