Bloodstock Airway Grading

.:EQUUS:. Archive on April 3, 2010, 10:32


A few times I remember at the Thoroughbred yearling sales seeing a gentleman wander around, making use of handlers while he assessed particulars on horses.  It wasn’t until the Melbourne Premier Sales just passed however that I was holding a few of the horses for him and got to ask what it was all about.

Generally as the gentleman went about assessing each horse, he had a good look at the width and depth of their nostrils and nasal passage, the space under their jowl and had a feel underneath here as well as assessing the windpipe and how the neck was placed into the horse’s


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