A preliminary study to investigate the prevalence and progression of pelvic axial rotations among neonate foals.

Poster presentation at International Society for Equitation Science conference, Saumur, France, June 2016
Oral presentation at 3rd International Veterinary Congress, London, August 2016
Published in Journal of veterinary Behaviour: Clinical Applications and Research Sept/Oct 2016; Journal of Veterinary Science & Technology. 7 (5) Proceedings of the 3rd International Veterinary Congress OMICS International.


  • The importance of symmetry and musculoskeletal well-being in the ridden horse is widely acknowledged
  • Pelvic asymmetries may be present in new born foals, or certainly develop very early in life.
  • Positive evidence of pelvic axial asymmetry from birth to 8-9 weeks of age in foals.

Stroud R., Ellis J., Hunnisett A., Cunliffe C. (2016)