Conformation Issues in Horses and If They Really Matter

In this excerpt from the June 2019 episode of Ask the Vet, Dr. Gray and SmartPaker Dan answer a question about horse conformation. We’ve all heard of a sickle-hocked horse or a post-legged horse – but as a horse owner or potential horse owner, what conformation abnormalities are ones you should be worried about and which ones should you not be worried about? Dr. Gray even gives an example of one specific, well-known issue that she’s heard described as a ‘beauty mark.’