Practical Horseman magazine hosted "Evaluating Horse Conformation for Potential Ability," a free webinar on horse conformation with show-jumping trainer John Madden on Feb. 13. This webinar was brought to you by Purina Mills?.
The horse conformation webinar focused on assessing horses by body type to determine which animals are built to succeed as sporthorses. John Madden also examined performance-limiting conformation traits and reviewed horses that are exceptions to the rules. Watch the recording of the webinar below!
John Madden has extensive experience with sporthorses competing at the top level. He has trained riders at four Olympic games, multiple World Cup finals and World Equestrian Games. John is based at John Madden Sales, Inc. in Cazenovia, New York, with his wife, Olympian Beezie Madden.
Webinar attendees submitted more questions than could be answered during the time allotted. Read John's answers to those questions at "21 Sport Horse Conformation Questions with John Madden."