Conformation or a soundness problem rather than poor shoeing may be a reason a farrier may be able to force hooves to match or trim them to make a horse seem to stand or move straighter but artificially changing the foot can be the quickest way to lameness. All too often horses are selected either without knowing the effects of faulty conformation on performance these faults usually cause training problems and lameness in usually predictable ways. How equine conformation affects performance and soundness posted in groundwork handling by callie on august 16 2013 this week we have something a little different for you here at the blog in todays video we will be discussing horse conformation. In clearly drawn diagrams and simple concise text dr green considers the various parts of the horses anatomy and the ways in which these function and interrelate to affect the animals soundness and performance
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