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⭐️My horse is weak and asymmetric⭐️

Can you relate?

Case study information:

🐴Horse: KWPN mare

🐴Age: 5 years old

🐴Work level: Light work 3-4 days per week. Inhand walk work and hacking

🤷‍♀️𝘙𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘰𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘣𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 ?

👉 Chronic pelvic asymmetry

👉 Difficulty when being shod for the farrier behind

👉 Behaviour changes when tacking up.

🙋‍♀️𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘩𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘯𝘦𝘹𝘵?

🙌 After listening to the owner

✅ Full history was taken

👀Observation of the horse in the stable,

🐴 Assessment of all three paces,

🙏 Full body palpation looking for areas of heat, tension and patterns of compensation,

I was drawn to 𝙥𝙚𝙡𝙫𝙞𝙘 𝙖𝙨𝙮𝙢𝙢𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙨𝙥𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙙𝙮𝙨𝙛𝙪𝙣𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣.

👆The pictures above show 𝙗𝙚𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙖𝙛𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩, roughly 45mins apart. A full body treatment was performed with tailored exercises given to help support and body immediately after treatment.

👆Further communication with the vet and farrier was carried out because this mare is only 5 years old. The body is still maturing at this age and I wanted to make sure we were doing the best we could be doing.

❤️Remember that the 𝙗𝙤𝙙𝙮 is always trying to 𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙛 𝙝𝙚𝙖𝙡.

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