Tuesday, June 28, 2016

What are "mutton withers"?

Mutton withers are flat and wide. This can cause problems with saddle fit - the saddle tends to slip sideways or forward. It's most commonly seen in ponies. Also, an obese horse may appear to be mutton withered.

Note the almost complete lack of a bump in front of the saddle area on this Icelandic mare.

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