COMMOM PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS IN THE PROCESS OF TRAINING YOUNG HORSES TO BE ATHELETES FOR LIFE!

BUCKED SHINS

To learn how to work with Bucked Shins, see BACKYARD RACE HORSE, FIFTH EDITION

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This horse bucked both shins with a fast work at the track. He had been training well and had a solid foundation before going to speed. His "Back at knee" conformation may have contributed to problem.




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I had this horse from the time he was a weanling. He had plenty of time to grow into his body. However, when he was fit enough to go fast enough he came up with these shins. He appeared to have soft bone, hated racing and was retired to be a riding Horse.

Janet delcastillo 2013