Tongue Ties Could Cause Stress for Horses
Tongue ties might allow racehorses to breathe better in certain situations, but study results suggest they can also cause signs of stress—including those that have been tied regularly in the past. | Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse
A tied tongue might allow racehorses to breathe better in certain situations. But that doesn’t mean the horse perceives the tie as a positive experience. Recent study results suggest tongue tying causes significant signs of stress in racehorses—including those that have been tied regularly in the
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