Neglect/Starvation of Horses

Body Condition Scoring of Horses

Body Condition Scoring is a way of checking the condition of a horse i.e. the amount of stored fat, and applying a score to allow comparison between horses. This can be used by owners to prevent overfeeding or underfeeding different breeds and ages of horse.

The Henneke Scale: Determining the condition of a horse

Carroll & Huntington Body Condition Scoring System




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Updated March 10th 2015