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Parts of the Horse
Trailers and Trailering
Trail Riding
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UKAg Equine Program

Parts of the Horse

Parts of the Horse
American Paint Horse Association

Equine Anatomy
Parts of the Horse: Image courtesy of Hillary Benjamin
Parts of the Hoof: Compliments of April Raine & American Farriers Association
Skeletal Structure: Image Courtesy of Lori Bidwell, DVM
The Kentucky Horse Council


Horse Conformation Handbook by Heather Smith Thomas

The Horse Anatomy Workbook by Maggie Raynor

Horse Anatomy: A Coloring Atlas, by Robert Kainer and Thomas McCracken

A Photographic Guide to Conformation, by Robert Oliver.


Equine Field Day: Spindletop Farm
- Photo by Jimmy Henning

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