Horse Care Tips: Never Sweat a Horse's Back

Equine massage therapist Paul Wood explains about the use of liniment and why we must never sweat a horses' back.

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Comment by Barbara F. on December 12, 2010 at 5:43pm

Both. No Liniment and don't sweat the back where the saddle goes. 

Comment by 4XChestnut on December 12, 2010 at 4:47pm

But "a sweat" treatment doesn't necessarily require liniment.  Is liniment the problem?  Or is making the horse's back sweat the problem?

Comment by Ashley on December 12, 2010 at 4:40pm

This is an interesting video, Barb. Thanks for sharing. :) I never really thought about putting liniment on the back of a sore horse, but it does make sense what Paul is saying. Good to be educated before the situation arises.

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