Equine Studies


Course Title: The Equine Digestive System – Anatomy & dissection
Course Code: EQ096

Department: Equine Studies
Course Type: Part Time

This course is one of four designed for those with an interest in the horses’ internal systems. There will be hands on practical dissection of the digestive system. Equine anatomy will be used where practical, however anatomy that is anatomically the same may be substituted (e.g. rabbits digestive system). The aim of the course is to give horse owners and those with a real interest in biology an insight into the horses’ body and the influences domestication and training has upon it. Also suitable for students wishing to train for BHS exams.



College Certificate

Course Content

Background theory on the system
Introduction to laboratory work
Practical dissection of Rabbit Digestive System (anotomically the same as the horse)

Entry Requirements

An interest in horses, 14 years and above.

Next Steps

Dissection and Anatomy courses