American Quarter Horse Anatomy

This free downloadable e-book illustrates a Quarter Horse’s external features, muscles, organs, skeleton, feet and teeth.

the ideal American Quarter Horse, as drawn by Orren Mixer

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The conformation of an American Quarter Horse is different than that of any other breed. This e-book is designed to aid you in becoming familiar with the conformation standards and anatomical structure of the breed.

The FREE American Quarter Horse Anatomy downloadable e-book illustrates:

  • External features

  • Muscles

  • Organs

  • Skeleton

  • Feet

  • Teeth

When you download the Quarter Horse anatomy chart, you’ll learn:

  • Points of the horse

  • Names of Quarter Horse muscles

  • Key organs, and reproductive organs of both mares and stallions

  • Bones

  • Normal forefoot and normal hindfoot

  • How to use teeth to determine horse age

  • Glossary of equine dental terms

Submit the form below to get the American Quarter Horse Anatomy e-book.

Or go to the American Quarter Horse Conformation page for a free chart that details the conformation standards for a Quarter Horse.

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