Module 1: Basic Equine Safety, Anatomy & Record Keeping

This course is a prerequisite for the beginner in equine medicine or a review for lifelong horsemen of common equine breeds and disciplines they participate in. Additionally, learn surface anatomical structures and musculoskeletal system, as well as the importance of record keeping in veterinary medicine.

Course Outline

Section 1 - Safety and Handling
Guidelines to follow when working with equine patients in a veterinary setting
Section 2 - Equine Breeds and General
Common horse breeds, body types, disciplines and some examples of injuries associated with the movements of the horse performing that discipline
Section 3 - Equine Musculoskeletal Anatomy
Review of the basic musculoskeletal anatomy of the horse
Section 4 - Patient Record Keeping
Information recommended to properly intake, treat and manage patients and their treatment plans, as well as follow up with respective owners and caretakers of equine patients. 
**This course is required for all students. If a student wishes to request a test out of this course, a quiz will be required with a passing grade of 90% or higher. Students will only have 1 attempt at this test. In order to request this, please contact our administration at