Equine Muscles and Anatomy

Comparative anatomy for those of you that are interested in seeing the similarities and differences between humans and horses. In addition common names for horse anatomy are included. anatomy file (PDF ~ 2.9Mb)

Hoof Anatomy


  1. heel perioplium
  2. bulb
  3. frog
  4. central groove
  5. collateral groove
  6. heel
  7. bar
  8. seat of corn
  9. pigmented walls (external layer)
  10. water line (inner layer)
  11. white line
  12. apex of frog
  13. sole
  14. toe
  15. how to measure width
  16. quarter
  17. how to measure length