Understanding Your Horses Back

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on February 6, 2008, 23:46


Did you know that horses have around 56 vertebrae which form a supporting framework for the neck, back and tail?  There are 7 cervical (neck), 18 thoracic (withers and saddle region), 6 lumbar (loin region), 5 sacral (croup region) and about 20 caudal (tail region) vertebrae.  The degree of movement varies greatly in different regions.

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