Head-shaking

CASE STUDY: Head-shaking

Head-shaking, more formally known as trigeminal-mediated head-shaking, is one of the more frustrating equine afflictions. Affected horses flip their heads up and down uncontrollably.   More than minor symptoms usually mean the horse cannot work and is generally miserable.  The constant head movement stresses the neck, withers, and back and severe symptoms may interfere with eating…