Introduction to Animal Biomechanics - (15 credits)

This module will introduce students to vital assessment strategies to enable successful monitoring of equine health and performance. The ability to effectively assess a non verbal patient is an essential skill for therapists and trainers to obtain the best outcomes for horses in their care. The module will also introduce the wide variety of equestrian disciplines and how to assess the suitability of a horse for a chosen discipline, for both performance and long-term health.