About Us

equine anatomy skeleton and nuchal ligament painted on horse in motion, trotting

Horses Inside Out is internationally recognised as a leading provider of equine education incorporating a solid understanding of anatomy and biomechanics with the most recent scientific developments alongside tried and tested traditional methods.


Founded by Gillian Higgins in 2006 Horses Inside Out gives horse owners, riders, trainers and professionals a fascinating insight into equine locomotion, training and management from an anatomical perspective.


By painting the muscles, skeleton and other anatomical systems onto live horses Gillian brings anatomy to life to deliver truly inspiring practical lecture demonstrations and courses.

Skeleton painted on horse cantering. Biomechanics of canter, free, wild, moment of suspension

What we do

Horses Inside Out Annual conference, lecutre demonstrations, educational courses, events and webinars

About Gillian

Gillian Higgins, anatomist, biomechanics, BHS coach and therapist


questions for Gillian Higgins, annual conference, what paint do you use? how can understanding about anatomy and biomechanics help to improve my horse, riding, looking after, training, posture, performance, health and soundness

Get Involved

Get involved by volunteering at a horses inside out lecture demonstration, ride, help paint horses with skeleton and muscles or ride

The Team

The Horses Inside Out team organising committee


Horses Inside Out lecture demonstrations, courses, events and annual conference. Take the opportunity to learn about equine anatomy and biomechanics and helping horses, performance, health and welfare