Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

EQS 215 ‡ Equine Lameness (3)

Prerequisite(s): EQS 115.

A continuing study of basic equine skeletal anatomy with emphasis on the normal function of front and hind legs and feet. Covers methods of evaluating various deviations that present as lameness in horses. Topics include bodily response to injury, forms of therapy, types of conditioning, and rehabilitative techniques for returning horses to usefulness and performance.

3 hours lecture.