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Body Condition Scoring in Horses

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Being able to follow trends in your horse's ...

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Body Condition Scoring: Hands-On Help for Your Horse

Body Condition Scoring Horses my horse is totally fat on the butt but on the bracket and belly she is moderate

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You then assign each area of the body the numerical score that corresponds with the horse's condition.

Henneke Body Condition Scoring System for Equine -- Assessing condition: What starvation and obesity look like on a horse.

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On mere appearance, I'd give this horse an overall 3.5 to 4 condition scale. The position of the head doesn't let us see the condition of the neck.

Bugatti Hilltop scores 5 to ?6.5, the ideal condition ?for a dressage horse

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This image is a perfect example of a 1 score for both loin and tailhead. Image source. This horse ...

A chart showing the body conditions of horses from Score 0 (poor) to Score

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Comparing horse conformation. I think Horse B has the best conformation of of all of them.

This horse to me would have a 7 to 8 score for loin and tailhead. It is hard to tell with the stock-type horses with their low withers and round ...

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Jasper = 9

Image source This mare, to me, is a pretty solid 8 (without palpation, of course). Here's another good neck example--here, a 7+. Some Quarter Horse/stock ...

4, Moderately thin, Ridge of spine and outline of ribs are visible; tail head may or may not be visible depending on the breed; withers, shoulders, ...

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Blue = 5

Lack of topline strength doesn't mean the horse looks thin. We will hear things like, “the topline looks thin because he needs more muscle.

Breaking Down Body Condition. Accurately evaluating your horse's body condition can help you determine if your horse ...

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Body Condition Score. Body Condition Score. More information. More information. Comparing horse conformation.

Marco = 1

Credit: Conklin Photographic In judging the trot, the purity of the two-beat

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Better Understanding Equine Condition: Toplines, bellies, necks and ribs

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Sand Dollar = 6

This very nice young horse to me has a visual condition score of solid 6. He is in good flesh, without being obese. He's being shown in hand (too young to ...

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is of a Russian draft horse stallion. I'd put his body condition at a solid 8, but it is hard to tell about the neck. Stallions can get pretty cresty just ...

The side view of a bridled and saddled brown horse inside a corral.

Step two – What is your horse or pony's body condition score?

Body Condition scores for horse...most of ours are on the fat to

Then see how your choices compare to our expert judge's. By Michael Damianos for Horse & Rider magazine.

This horse, althoug still very thin, isn't in as dire condition as the previous two. It's hooves look well-trimmed, and I wonder if it isn't an elderly ...

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Body Condition Scoring. Condition Scoring helps to introduce some measure of objectivity into the assessment of a horse ...

Or for a dramatic difference but no weight change, see this image collage from The Horse Gym

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Caring for the Disciplines, Part 3: Trail and Endurance. Photo Credit: Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse

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Tipping the Body Scale

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The outside rein determines the length of the horse's neck. The horse should step up

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For many years prior to this point, Fox had been unable to chew grass or hay, and his nutrition had depended on a diet of soaked beet pulp, alfalfa pellets, ...

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Test Your Eye for Horse Conformation

Conformation Clinic: 4-Year-Old Geldings

Credit: Conklin Photographic In the walk, breed judges look for the all-important

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Body Language Basics for Your Horse

... this horse is still too thin. bigbellyhorse2

Confidence and correctness will help you improve your showmanship score at your next horse show.

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2yo Arabian Warmblood gelding prior to breaking in and in paddock condition - not thin,

Lack of topline strength doesn't mean the horse looks thin. We will hear things like, “the topline looks thin because he needs more muscle.

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Toplines relate to fitness not the weight of your horse most of the time. Your horse can fill in with fat, have a weak topline and be an acceptable weight.

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Managing Pregnant Mares

Test Your Horse's Nervous System

This image is a perfect example of a 1 score for both loin and tailhead. Image source. This horse ...

For this example, and for the duration of this criteria we are going to be examining the best pick for a Thoroughbred in the model horse show ring.

Senior Horse Weight Maintenance ?

These photos depict horses considered 'very fat' by the body condition scale we'

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Taking a Horse's Heart Rate

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