Body Checkup How-to Videos
What Are Body Checkups?
Body Checkups are simple movements that you perform on your horse’s body. Some Checkups look for “ouch”, while others look for a “range of movement”.
The results of each Body Checkup tell you if your horse has a problem, has pain, or is perfectly fine.
The following “how-to” videos demonstrate the Body Checkups described in Where Does My Horse Hurt?
How to check the thoracic, or mid-back, area for movement. If your horse’s thoracic area doesn’t move well, your horse will feel stiff and be reluctant to bend.