How does a horse work? What does it need to move, breathe and eat? What structures does it have and how does it use them? Which structures can we see and feel? Which functions can we observe? How are the structures and functions linked? What mechanisms are circulation, hormonal control and reproduction based on? This book answers these and many other questions! It quickly enables the reader to draw conclusions about functional disorders and their treatment. The descriptions are easy to understand and the memorable pictures explain even the most complicated associations. The subject matter fascinates right down to the smallest cell and even experienced horse owners will have one or two "eureka" moments. The reader becomes an active companion on a fascinating journey through the horse's body!