Many performance horses work hard for a living! And since horses don't have the ability to verbally voice their complaints, it is 100% up to us as owners, riders, and trainers to make sure they are truly comfortable in their jobs. While an obvious lameness is usually fairly easy to see, it becomes a whole lot more tricky when the horse isn't outright lame, yet is NQR, or "not quite right."
Some of the more common areas of chronic soreness that I find in horses is in the Lumbar back, the Sacroiliac joint, and the Lumbosacral junction, which connects the two: (Click on Article Title above to read full article)
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