The typical posture of a horse with chronic laminitis. Notice the shifting of the weight backwards to load the hind limbs and that the hind-limbs are placed forward to carry the weight. The neck is commonly lowered I think because the horse is exhausted trying to hold the head up to shift the weight backwards. The BCS of this pony is good for a foundered pony too. He is allowed free movement about the farm and prefers the soft shavings where you see him standing in this picture.


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