As part of our effort to protect the health of our staff and comply with restrictions, we are currently operating under a flexible work plan. COVID restrictions may result in a brief delay in services, such as wait times and passport processing, however we are continuing to improve service times as restrictions are slowly lifted, while still considering the safety of our staff and members.
- Learning Center Videos
- Arabian Horse Conformation
Arabian Horse Conformation
Posted: January 2017
Watch an introduction to Arabian horse conformation from Arabian Horse Association Immediate Past President Cynthia Richardson.
Arabian Horse Association Immediate Past President Cynthia Richardson discusses how the ancient Arabian horse’s conformation is linked to its endurance. She also analyzes desirable conformation traits and gives tips on spotting faults such as sway back and cow-hocked legs.
To learn more about Arabian horses, please visit the Arabian Horse Association and US Equestrian’s Arabian horse page.
- Head and Neck
- Mane and Tail
About The Expert
Immediate Past President, Arabian Horse Association
Cynthia Richardson is Immediate Past President of the Arabian Horse Association and has participated in a wide range of activities associated with the breed, from breeding and showing to racing. With more than 40 years of experience, Richardson is an owner, breeder, trainer, and distance rider, and she also has served as a National/Regional-level Arabian judge since 1985. She has received the AHA’s President’s Award, National Volunteer Award, Director’s Award, and the 2017 USEF Sallie B. Wheeler Award Recipient.
This Learning Center is provided solely as an informational and educational service to US Equestrian members. This Learning Center is not intended to nor does it constitute legal, medical, or veterinarian advice or opinions and should not be relied upon as such. By using this Learning Center, you agree to this disclaimer and recognize that it may be necessary to seek the advice of an attorney, medical physician, or equine veterinarian licensed to practice in the appropriate area.