Do you think this picture of a horse’s hind legs is correct? That is, is this a normal resting position of the right hind?
Important to know: this is always the position of this horse’s hind leg. The leg moves normally, but at rest he always stands like this. (Also, he is a rescue and is gaining weight nicely)
- If he or she rests the same leg, the problem is typically somewhere in the leg (including hip or sacroiliac).
- If he or she alternates resting a hind leg, the problem is typically in the lumbar or sacrum area.
When everything is aligned, then the horse will immediately start standing correctly:
So take a look at how the horses in your barn stand at rest. If you have any photos you’d like to share, please reply to this email.
Remember, “problems” are just a clue. With TBT we figure out what the clues mean, and where the real causes are. And of course, fix them.