This guide explains the most important facts about anatomy in an easy and understandable way and helps the horse owners to communicate with their veterinary surgeons. This is a user-friendly handbook, compact enough to keep around the yard or in the tack box that illustrates in a clear and comprehensive style the basic points of the anatomy of the horse: Why do you need to understand anatomy? Rider & veterinary jargon. What is where? The skeleton. The muscles. The circulation. How does a horse carry its rider? What does a horse need for breathing? What does a horse need for eating? What does a horse need for digestion? The lymph system. Reproductive system. The senses. How does a horse sleep? The author is a practising veterinary surgeon who specialises in equine medicine and owns two horses herself. * A colourfully illustrated and user-friedly introduction which avoids complex scientific talk and Latin captions. * 19th title in the Cadmos Horse Guide series - inexpensive full colour illustrated guides for the rider.