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  • Mares with dropped hip, breeding problems?
  • Breeding a mare with dropped hip

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    12-06-2011, 04:35 PM
  #11
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Originally Posted by Speed Racer    
Definitely need better pics. I see a dropped hip, which is very concerning. Hopefully it's just how she was standing, otherwise that's a problem.
I agree...the last picture in particular is disturbing as her left rear is behind the right rear and the hip is still higher on the left, so I don't see it as a matter of posture. A locked left stifle could be causing it, but I can't tell from the pictures if it is locked...
     
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    12-06-2011, 11:17 PM
  #12
Green Broke
deanw186, I would be interested in finding out more about your mare. Such as is she sound and able to be ridden?

The reason I ask is my colt also has this issue. He was born with a warped cannon bone and so he has one hind leg shorter than the other. He is almost 17 months old and right now is sound, but I worry about his future. I would say his hips are unbalanced by about 2 inches.
     
    12-06-2011, 11:39 PM
  #13
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THR, have you talked to your farrier about this?
     
    12-08-2011, 11:01 AM
  #14
Foal
Yep, dropped hip... try getting her to stand square for her conformation shots... she looks to be kind in the eyes...
     

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