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This is the Henneke Body Score Chart we use to rate a horse's condition.
This chart will
help you to keep a
good record of
your horse's
physical condition.

Learn to take the
Basal Metabolic
Rate:
Temperature,
Pulse,
Respiration, and
Capillary Return
time. That way, if
you need the Vet,
you can
communicate
some basic
essential
information.
Henneke Body  Score Chart
We rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home equines; provide them with compassionate care and
rehabilitation; and finally find them a compatible, loving home. We believe that education is the long
term solution to improving the lives of equines.

CB Horse Rescue is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the compassionate care of
equines. Your donations keep us going and the horses happy.  We welcome you to join our growing list
of sponsors, every little bit helps. As donations increase we will be able to help more horses.  Every
little bit helps!
Note: Donkeys are NOT horses! (You knew this...) If your donkey shows the condition of a well-fed horse, it is Too
Fat! Donkeys are made to be lean. They are desert animals, and for heat exchange, their spines stick up, their ears
are big, and they do not carry a layer of fat. It is really easy to make a donkey obese...