HANDS ON EQUINE CARE
DON MOORE D.C.
Side to Side. Stretch head/neck
Up and Down. Reaching as high as
you can go. Then between their leg for
Support Sesamoid bones and bring
the hoof through a full range of motion.
With your elbow locked into
theirs, lift the hoof to 90 degrees and
rotate counter clockwise 3times.
With elbow still into theirs
rotate cannon clockwise 3 times
Pull front leg forward.
Supporting under horses “knee”.
to 15 seconds for the horse to truly
“give” you their leg.
Rotated leg counters clockwise.
Watch the scapula movement up
whithers. Remember to use your legs, no
matter what let
horse win if they pull away.
Rotate leg clockwise; Watch the
scapula movement up on the whithers.
Remember her too let the horse win if
they pull away.
Pull front leg back; it simulates
“Running”. Hold for 12 to 15 seconds.
Rear Fetlocks. There is a
suspensory ligament that supports
hoof. So extend the leg down and let the
hoof drop and
sesamoid bones and bring the hoof
through a full
Extend leg back and let it relax;
remember to use your legs;
matter what let the horse win if they
Pull the leg forward; stretching
the hind side of the horses back
Remember to use your legs; no matter
what let the horse win
Only twice a month
Belly scratches to arch the back
up. Please be careful for kicking legs.
horses are irritated by this