CONFORMATION VERSUS SOUNDNESS

January 23, 2017

In the Performance Horse World, ‘Conformation’ is everything and yet largely ignored by those buying for their chosen Sport. Let’s talk about Dressage……. If a Horse is not ‘Built for Purpose’, it cannot adequately complete the task. Behavior will then be affected, as the Horse struggles to do what it wasn’t built for. This removes ‘relaxation’, the first level of the ‘German Training Scale’ and without it, forget Dressage. and yet, at every Comp I attend, I see OVER 50% of all Horses, being not ‘built to cope’ CONFORMATION INDUCED MISBEHAVIOR So here is a range of Photos, of Horses […]

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