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Twhgirl2 03-13-2011 12:03 PM

Could you have the answer?
Ok. I own a 15.4hhish Arabian mare who i bought 3 months ago in a starvation case. I have been noticing on the wall of her back leg near her flank and stifle there is a dent. It's on both sides. I am not sure if it's just were she needs more muscle or what. The internet didn't help.

Sarahandlola 03-13-2011 12:07 PM

It is the same with my mare. She just needs weight and muscle could improve it too. Ever since I wormed my mare the dent has gotten a lot smaller. That could be part of it too?

Twhgirl2 03-13-2011 12:11 PM

She has been wormed and has picked up a ton of weight and muscle. Shes round yet slender and petite at the same time. Her dent wasnt there till I fattened her up.

kitten_Val 03-13-2011 03:08 PM

Twhgirl2, if you want any suggestions please post the pics. It's really hard to imagine anything without seeing a horse. BTW, my horse has a deep on her left just next to the shoulder. Muscling didn't help all that much - thats her conformation, so I just use extra-padding there (per the saddle fitter suggestion).

Sarahandlola 03-13-2011 03:15 PM

I think they mean something like this..

If not then sorry XD

DunOverIt 03-13-2011 03:18 PM

So.. you mean she's 16hh?

sixlets 03-13-2011 03:41 PM

If you are talking about where it is caved in, then that is just from lack of muscle. As you continue to work with her that should fill in.

kitten_Val 03-13-2011 03:45 PM

If that's what Sarahandlola posted then it's lack of muscles IMHO.

Twhgirl2 03-13-2011 06:08 PM

She is almost 16 not quite. Her little indention is smaller but more into the inner leg. I will put up a picture..

Twhgirl2 03-13-2011 06:10 PM

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