Zefanja Vermeulen is the founder of Equine Studies, a knowledge institute that provides various training courses and lectures, both nationally and abroad, around the theme ‘the horse from the inside out’ (Equine Inside Out). Through many dissections and skeletal preparations, she has gained unique knowledge and visual material of the horse’s body. Zefanja has created an online course, The Horse Inside Out, which will teach you everything about the functioning of the healthy horse and the abnormalities that may arise in the body. You’ll literally go on a journey of discovery into the horse’s body, how cool is that! Would you like to know more? Click here for more information.
A tour through the skeleton – The sacrum
The skeletal system is the basis of the horse. It literally gives shape to the horse and therefore plays an important role in its construction and function. In the series ‘A tour through the skeleton’ we delve into a different bone from the horse’s body each time. Today we discuss the the sacrum.