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Illustrated Head Anatomy

front cover illustrated head anatomy

This book will be perfect to use to help you explain points to your clients. By illustrating the anatomy in such a clear way it can be useful to explain bridle fitting principles, anatomical points and problems relevant to your clients' horses.

This multimedia book investigates and explains the anatomical structures of the head. It studies how these structures influence and are influenced by, movement, biomechanics, the muscular and skeletal health and performance of the entire horse.


Understanding more about the anatomy of the head enables us to design and fit headcollars and bridles more sensitively, handle the head more thoughtfully and manage the horse more considerately.


The book helps us to understand the importance and function of the tempromandibular joint, the hyoid apparatus, the significance and position of the nerves, the sinus cavities and how to look after the teeth effectively.


With a forward by the well respected vet and equine dentist, Dr Chris Pearce, packed full of interesting facts and beautifully illustrated with a mix of anatomical models, real bones, dissection specimens and photographs, this book is of interest to, and perfect for, bridle and bit fitters, saddlers, vets, therapists, students, trainers and anyone interested in the anatomy, comfort and wellbeing of the horse.