Tack Evaluation

Evaluation of the response to placing a saddle on the horse, tightening of the girth, and riding exercise is important for a complete assessment of horses with potential neck, back or pelvic problems.  Inspection of the tack for proper fit and use are always suggested during the initial examination of a horse with complaints of poor performance or overt back pain.  Saddles and restraint devices should be evaluated for proper use, positioning, and padding.

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Tack Evaluation