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3D exploration in realtime for free

Runs in the browser on both  Windows and  Mac

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Hoof Explorer Standalone

Now available for  Windows,  Mac, and  Linux

Hoof Explorer is an interactive 3D anatomical model of the equine foot. Developed under the supervision of faculty scientists at the Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Leipzig University, the detailed model contains over 150 named elements.

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Award winning

7th Leipzig Veterinary Congress

Hoof Explorer was awarded the prize for innovation in Veterinary Medicine in the category of research, teaching, and development. Winning this prize marks a milestone in the project as this sets the stage for the development of similar tools.

Explore more than 150 structures of the equine hoof in 3D

Hoof Explorer opens new doors to understanding the horse’s foot and it does so in a spectacular "high tech" way that does not require high tech skills.

Fran Jurga
Hoofcare Publishing and Media, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA,


Quality and precision

Scientifically reviewed by leading anatomy experts from Leipzig University.


We currently support English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Dutch, Polish and Swedish.

Access everywhere

Available for Windows and Mac.

Just to name a few of the features...

3D graphics of the equine hoof

Need 3D rendered images of the horse hoof?

Amazing! Learning anatomy has never been so straightforward and exciting at the same time.

Tom Merten
Student of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bern

Our partners

Flying Anvil Foundation
Universität Leipzig - Veterinärmedizinische Fakultät
Werkman Horseshoes
Dechra Veterinary Products