Your successful ride relies on a few key components, but one of the most important is your horse’s back and its ability to carry you and your saddle under intense, rigorous movements and varying riding conditions.
The simple definition of welfare, “quality of life,” can sometimes be unclear, as this term can mean different things to different people. In the past, society normally regarded equine welfare only as it relates to the animal’s physiology and environment, such as feeding and shelter. Over the past 15 years, the science of animal welfare has made huge developments in recognizing needs by expanding the concept to also include horses’ well-being and related tolerable threshold of pain, suffering or neglect.
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