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Dental Anatomy: Part 2

June 2014 by Dr Shannon Lee, Advanced Equine Dentistry

Why is it important to learn about the internal workings of the horse’s head? How does equine anatomy differ from human? 

Dr Shannon Lee from Advanced Equine Dentistry explains that a lack of understanding of equine anatomy amongst horse owners can have serious welfare consequences.

Anatomy, the branch of science concerned with the function or internal workings of bodily structures, is a subject that some people find fascinating, while others consider it not relevant to them and their horses. However, the more one understands anatomy, the more educated and informed decisions one can make when it comes to their horses’ health and welfare.