Horse Conformation & the Points of The Horse ...

The conformation of your horse refers to the correctness of its bone structure, musculature, and its body proportions in relation to each other.

Undesirable horse conformation can limit your horses ability to perform specific tasks.

Although there are several common faults, your horses conformation is usually judged by what you intend to use it for.

So form-to-function is one of the first things considered when judging conformation. A horse with poor conformation for a Grand Prix show jumper could have excellent conformation for a World Champion dressage horse, or to be a champion endurance horse.

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Horse Conformation

Points of the horse

The Good Points & Bad Points of Horse Conformation :

Points on horse conformation are quite a detailed subject if they are to be of any use to you and should be studied separately.

It's important to remember that every horse has good and bad points in its conformation. No horse is perfect and many horses (including Olympic calibre horses) excel even with their conformation faults.

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