Common symptoms that indicate pain or discomfort

• Behavior changes
• Animals that avoid sudden movements or play
• Lameness that does not respond to conventional treatments
• Dull hair
• Excessively skittish animals
• Animals that do not move in a straight line


• Constant beating of the tail
• Irritability or discomfort when brushing the lower back
• Horses that sink their backs when mounted
• Intolerance to saddle or girth
• Pitch when they change air
• Difficulty in meeting or side work
• Horses that work poorly on one hand and not on the other
• Difficulty in turning
• Loss of contact at the reins
• Cook in the air
• Refuse to move forward
• Wear of the front part of some of the helmets
• Neurological symptoms such as abnormal gait rhythm or abnormal pruritus (itching).
• Shortened stride
• Insubordination when riding or disobedience when jumping
• Asymmetric sweat stains
• Loss of muscle mass
• Sensitivity to touch
• Lean on the farrier


• Changes in postural habits: when sitting down they always lie down or urinate on the same side, to eat they lie down or position themselves in a strange way.
• Discomfort when getting in or out of the car, stairs, or sofa
• Little mobile tail
• They run with their hind legs together
• Skin lesions from licking
• Pain when being picked up
• Recurrent infections in the ears and anal glands
• Fecal and urinary incontinence
• Slower pace