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        07-06-2010, 09:36 AM
      #11
    Green Broke
    A lower hip can also be caused by a horse not properly using one of his h ind legs for whatever reason, and the muscle on the hip of that side is underdeveloped. I have a mare with this issue. Her hocks and stiffles were stiff, more so on her left side. We had a couple of chiro treatments, did lots of stretching, and got her on a powerful joint supplement. We also work her over trot poles regularly. It's been 4 months and I can definitely see improvement in her gaits and her hip. It's not all the way level yet, but it's getting there.

    My husband's gelding has a pronounced dropped hip. His was caused by a hip injury as a yearling. We did a lot of chiro and massage on him, trot poles and other exercises, and his hip is better, but it will never be level.
         
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        07-06-2010, 12:43 PM
      #12
    Foal
    Willow does not have one hip lower than the other rather she has the actual bump located at the pelvis region.
         

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