Equine Skeletal System

As you admire a horse, you take in his physique, his muscle tone, and the sheen of his coat. But underlying these essential outer parts is the structure that forms the scaffold to which all soft tissues attach: the equine skeleton. 

The skeletal system is made of many interconnected tissues: bone, cartilage, tendons, and 
ligaments. The length of the bones and the angles at which they come together dictate a horse’s conformation, way of going, stride length, and potential power as an athlete. 
This free report provides a detailed overview and illustrations of the skeletal system of the horse.