The Incredible Equine Neck

From perils to preservation tactics

We often base our first impression of a horse on the conformation of his head and neck, noting how his neck comes out of his shoulder and how “clean” it is at the throatlatch. Horses frequently race neck and neck, sometimes winning by one. And we can’t overlook the tumult performance horses’ neck flexion has caused in the industry in recent years. But for all the focus on the horse’s neck, sometimes we overlook how vital

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