|tmyfrnk ||08-11-2009 02:20 PM |
Body Condition scoring
Could anyone tell me if my 1 year old gelding is too skinny?:shock:
|farmpony84 ||08-11-2009 02:21 PM |
it's hard to tell from that picture. I can see a bit of his back bone, but I don't think he's too skinny, probably just growing.
He looks very good to me!
|Spastic_Dove ||08-11-2009 02:33 PM |
I think he looks fine. Like farm pony said you can see some backbone and a hint of ribs but he's growing.
Heres a body condition score chart for referance: Body Condition Scoring for Your Horse
|tmyfrnk ||08-11-2009 02:33 PM |
Thanks. I am new to horses and I worry to death about them all the time!
|Spastic_Dove ||08-11-2009 02:35 PM |
I say that's a good thing!
|Jillyann ||08-11-2009 03:11 PM |
He looks fine! You should be able to feel his ribs, but not see them. Thats what my trainer tells me! And I dont see them on your yearling.
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