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Girthy Behaviour in Horses and Myofascial Trigger Points


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Horse being girthed up.

Highlights:


- Myofascial trigger points are common in the transverse and posterior pectoral muscles.


- Horses with an owner-reported history of girth-aversion behaviour had more reactive myofascial trigger points on palpation.


- Knowledge of the presence and location of myofascial trigger points will assist in the development of prevention and management strategies.





Girthy behaviour in horses and the presence of myofascial trigger points in the pectoral muscles. JEVS.


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