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Beginning Anatomy and Dissection

We will go over the real nuts and bolts of distal limb anatomy. We’ll look at the mechanics of tendons and ligaments, explore the coria and compare different hoof shapes inside and out.


Visit Anatomy of the Equine and purchase the Apps or Ebooks. Spend time on this web site and get familiar with the distal limb anatomy before you attend the clinic.

This clinic fulfills the Beginning Anatomy and Dissection requirement for PHCP student.

As an amateur anatomist and photographer, Paige Poss has dissected hundreds of lower legs and documented her work. Her passions lie in creating images that teach and using easy to understand analogies to explain complex concepts. Paige is dedicated to learning and to sharing her knowledge. She is a member of the American Hoof Association, the Progressive Hoof Care Practitioners, and the American Association of Professional Farriers. Paige has taught trimming techniques and anatomy around the country and internationally, including a recent trips to the Dominican Republic and British Columbia. Paige lives in Arizona.