Keep Track of Your Horse's Body Condition: Download a Free Score ChartBy Kentucky Equine Research Staff · January 1, 2015
Winter weather can be hard on horses as they try to stay warm in frigid temperatures. Some horses lose weight, but others may actually pack on a few pounds if they are exercising less and eating more while they laze the winter away in a warm stall.
How can you tell whether your horse is too thin, too heavy, or in just the right body condition? This free downloadable chart prepared by Kentucky Equine Research uses pictures and directions to guide horse owners through the easy steps to match their horses to body condition scores from 1 (poor) to 9 (extremely fat).
Register here to download this helpful, easy-to-follow body condition score chart.