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post #11 of 15 Old 06-11-2012, 06:43 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by tinyliny View Post
Is that a roach back, or is that normal for a horse that lacks flesh,. I mean, the bump in front of the pelvis.?
I have noticed this before and wondered the same thing. Of course I am hoping that it will go away after more meat on her back, but I guess only time will tell.

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post #12 of 15 Old 06-11-2012, 06:51 AM
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I think it is just from a lack of topline and weight. My TB has a minor one but we are working on it :)

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It's not a roach back. It's normal for horses that are quite underweight
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post #15 of 15 Old 06-13-2012, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Jewelsb View Post
It's not a roach back. It's normal for horses that are quite underweight
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The two horses I have who came to me extremely underweight (around 200 pounds below what they should have weighed) both showed this. The one mare is only just now finally getting rid of it, and my gelding has a long way to go before he gets rid of his.

Sad to see horses that underweight .

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