Henneke Equine Body Condition Scale
EQUINE BODY CONDITION SCORES
The best way to evaluate a horse’s weight and condition is with this universally recognized Body Condition Scoring (BCS) system based on the Henneke Body Condition Scale. Since it can be hard to recognize if your horse is over- or underweight, it is often helpful to have two or three friends who don’t see your horse every day use the BCS system to objectively score your horse.
These are the points of the horse you will look at closely when making an evaluation....