Dr. Mike Pownall of McKee-Pownall Equine Services gives a demonstration of flexion tests

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Comment by MPEQUINE on February 2, 2009 at 9:19am
Hi Barbara,
There are a couple of factors that come into play when considering if a few uneven steps following a flexion test are a problem or not. If it is a horse over 10 years of age and has an athletic job I do not worry too much. Conversely, if it is a young horse that is not ridden very much I am more concerned.
Thank you for the question.
MIke Pownall, DVM
Comment by Barbara F. on January 30, 2009 at 9:26am
Is it acceptable immediately following the flexion for the horse take one or two uneven steps, or would that be considered cause for further investigation?

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