Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Equine Conformation Course!

  • 2

    Lesson One: Conformation Critique

    • Why Is Conformation Important?

    • Balance, Slope, and Angles

    • Balance, Slope and Angles Quiz

    • Structure

    • Structure Quiz

    • Muscling

    • Type

    • Travel

    • Muscle, Type and Travel Quiz

    • Conformation Suitability

    • Conformation Suitability II

  • 3

    Lesson Two: Conformational Faults of the Forelimbs

    • Forelimb Issues

    • Analysis of Forelimbs

    • Equus Article on Forelimbs

    • Equus Article on Shoulder Conformation

    • Equus Article: Forelimb reciprocal apparatus Equus

    • Equus Article: Shoulder Form & Function

  • 4

    Lesson Three: Conformation Faults of the Hind Limbs

    • Hind Limb Faults

    • Analysis of the Hindquarters

  • 5

    Resources

    • Conformation Traits Chart

    • Glossary of Conformation Traits Chart

    • The Equine Institute Conformation Course Workbook

  • 6

    Next steps

    • Before you go...