Horse anatomy

Description

The study of the anatomical structure and parts of a horse and how they interact.

Alternative labels

biology of equine anatomy
principles of equine anatomy
biology of horse anatomy
principles of horse anatomy
basics of equine anatomy
basics of horse anatomy

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Horse anatomy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Horse trainer: Horse trainers train animals and/or riders for general and specific purposes, including assistance, security, leisure, competition, transportation, obedience and routine handling, entertainment and education, in accordance with national legislation.

Optional knowledge

Horse anatomy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Horse riding instructor: Horse riding instructors advise and guide individuals and groups on riding horses. They conduct lessons and teach the techniques of horse riding including stopping, making turns, show-riding and jumping. They motivate their clients and help improve their performance.
Animal trainer: Animal trainers train animals and/or animal handlers for general and specific purposes, including assistance, security, leisure, competition, transportation, obedience and routine handling, entertainment and education, in accordance with national legislation.

 


 

References

  1. Horse anatomy – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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