Find out more about zone 2, the area of the body that allows movement of the pelvis on the trunk.
If you feel your horse is healthy and you just want to try some exercises at home do this simple test.
This simple technique can help relax the tension in the hip flexors can contribute hugely to the adapted posture causing swayback posture.
Make sure the horse is standing in balance, lift one front foot with one hand and place the other hand on his shoulder.
Swayback Zone 2b Pole Exercise
This exercise is named the Hoggs back pole exercise and has uses for all zones but for zone 2b it encourages the flexion of the lumbo sacral joint allowing the hind leg to swing underneath the horse muscles to activate and lift the rib cage.