Have you had your horses back checked?

These are a few of the signs that your horse may be in pain or suffering discomfort in his back

Does your horse:
Have a sore back?
Turn away when you bring the tack over?


Is he/ she :
Difficult with the farrier
Sore when clipping/grooming
Switching his tail/ puts ears back when ridden
Not track up behind
Stiffer on one rein
Disunited in canter
Uneven muscle tone
Tail carriage to one side
Hold his head to outside
Poor or reduced performance
Change in behaviour i.e. Bucking/ rearing
Reluctant to move forward
Reluctant to stand off a fence
Reluctant to jump a spread fence
Squares toes on hind feet
Unable to turn his head to his ribs