Box Walking

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The term ‘Box Walking’ refers to a repetitive behaviour problem that is most commonly seen in stabled horses

It may reflect frustration of their natural desire to move and exercise

As the name suggests, the horse will constantly pace around it’s stable or keep walking backwards and forwards

The term 'Box Walking' refers to a repetitive behaviour problem that is most commonly seen in stabled horses It may reflect frustration of their natural desire to move and exercise As the name suggests, the horse will constantly pace around it's stable or keep walking backwards and forwards

Stabled Horses Are Prone To Box Walking Through Stress Or Boredom



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