Horse conformational defects may be acquired from a build-up of muscle restriction.

Equine Leg Defects  

Many times I have seen a horse’s rear leg turned in or out from a hip joint problem. These conformations defects will be made up from a combination of tight gluteals and fascia constriction, tight hamstrings pulling on the pelvic girdle and other associated issues.

Muscle conformation defects or abnormalities of the equine leg are more commonly seen locked forward or backward from the knee. Equine Leg DefectRear   If you notice your horse has these non-ideal characteristics, massage maybe a way you can help your horse back to form.

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