Over 100 accurate drawings examine the external and internal anatomy of the horse : the skeleton, muscles, nervous system, and major organs, including the organs of locomotion.
All are clearly labelled and explained. Also included are notes on the evolution of the horse as well as general health and care issues.
The Evolution of the Horse Points of the Horse The Skin The Muscles of the Horse The Deeper Muscles of the Horse The Horse in Motion The Skeleton of the Horse The Vertebral Column The Horse from the Front The Horse from the Rear (Mare) The Horse from Above The Skull The Teeth Superficial Structures of the Head The Internal Structures and Cavities of the Head The Eye The Foot The Forelimb The Hind Limb The Internal Organs of the Horse The Cardiovascular System (2 pages) The Nervous System The Respiratory System The Horse's Pulse, Signs of Health The Digestive System The Urinary System The Reproductive System Foaling Conformation
Series: Dover Pictorial Archive
For Ages: 12+ years old
For Grades: 7 - 6
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 7th July 2006
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 20.8
Weight (kg): 0.132