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2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EQU 306 - Equine Locomotion


3 Credits

This course is a study of the equine's remarkable ability to move from one place to another. The material develops an appreciation for the normal gaits and their characteristics through a detailed examination of the way the limbs and body work together. Conformation, compensation, and behavior are considered for their effect on the quality of the gaits. The course concludes with a detailed summary analysis of an individual animal's balance and movement through the spectrum of the gaits.
Prerequisites: EQU 251 .