Illustrated Head Anatomy
A Book and Video Course
This multimedia book looks in detail at the anatomical structures of the head that all riders should know about. Related to riding, health, performance, bridle fit and design.
It is perfect for anyone who would like to understand more about the anatomy and biomechanics of this region.
Understanding more about the anatomy of the head enables us to fit a bridle more sensitively with the comfort and performance of the horse in mind.
The pack includes printed and e versions of the book as well as 4 short explanatory online videos. To view this online content you will need to become a site member.
Video 1: Bones of the Skull
This short video tutorial, illustrated using real horse skull, an anatomically accurate head model and live horses, focusses on the bones of the skull, how to locate and feel them and interesting points related to bridle fit.
Video 2: The Hyoid Apparatus
Illustrated using real hyoid bones, an anatomically accurate head model and live horses, this short video tutorial, focusses on the anatomy, location and function of the hyoid apparatus.
Video 3: The Muscles of the Head
This short video tutorial focuses on the muscles of the head, their anatomy, function, location and how to palpate them.