Member News
Latest COVID-19 Information and Resources
As a part of our efforts to protect the health of our employees, US Equestrian is working under a flexible work plan for our staff. As we transition to this modified format, there may be interruptions to service. We will do our best to have all services fully functioning as quickly as possible. Customer Care can be reached by emailing [email protected], online chat or leave a voicemail by calling (859) 258-2472. Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.

Dr. Liz Barrett

Intro to Horse Anatomy

Posted: January 2017
Length: 04:00
  • Share:

Watch Hagyard Equine Medical Institute veterinarian Dr. Liz Barrett discuss basic horse anatomy.

About This Video

Dr. Liz Barrett, a sport horse veterinarian and equine surgeon at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, takes you through a basic horse anatomy lesson, pointing out the location of many important bones, organs, ligaments, and tendons. Her description is accompanied by a digital model that highlights each internal structure as she describes it. 

Key Principles:

  • Horse Head
  • Horse Body Structure
  • Horse Leg Structure

About The Expert

Dr. Liz Barrett
Associate Veterinarian and Surgeon, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

Dr. Liz Barrett, DVM, MS, DACVS, is an associate veterinarian and surgeon at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky. A native of Canada, she completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Atlantic Veterinary College before completing a surgical internship at Hagyard and a surgical residency and master’s program at Auburn University. Her research has focused on tendon repair after laceration and on colic. She joined Hagyard’s Sport Horse team in the fall of 2013, concentrating on lameness and emergency work. She is an FEI-permitted treating veterinarian. For more information about Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, visit their website.