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What have Minerals got to do with ‘Tight’ Muscles?

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What have Minerals got to do with ‘Tight’ Muscles?

Spring and Autumn are times of the year when you may notice that your horse is ‘tight’ in his muscles. Some of the indications are:• He ‘feels’ tight – his muscles feel rock hard instead of nice and soft and palpable• When moving, he will look ‘tight behind’ IE: he is not ‘tracking up’ and/or he may ‘bunny-hop’ (back legs are together) and/or disunite at the canter• He finds it difficult to bend and is therefore unable to obtain and maintain one lead or another (note: symptoms can be asymmetrical with one side being worse than the other)• He tends...

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