To perform at maximal ability, a horse must be able to move freely without discomfort. Anything that impairs free and easy movement limits performance. Serious flaws in conformation are among the causes of inefficient movement.
A course devoted to developing a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan will be held November 5 to 8 at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.
Conformation is a major factor in the physical soundness of a horse.
Three of the world's most elite equestrians assess the same horse's potential for their different disciplines.
This horse has the best topline of any of the horses evaluated thus far in the series.
This horse is long and lanky, especially when compared to the first two horses in the series.
Analysis of a second reining prospect by Lisa Coulter.
Analysis of a reining prospect by Lisa Coulter.
Although an exact definition may be elusive, most people know a pony when they see one. What comes to mind is an animal that is smaller and often somewhat more heavy-bodied for its size than a horse.
The Icelandic horse is a breed of small equines found in Iceland. Individuals are stocky, short legged, and quite strong for their size.
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