How can I help a malnourished kitten?
How can I tell if the bone I found is a human bone?
How long will I have pain after a hip replacement surgery?
I had a tube placed after surgery and now I have left side pain above the hip bone, what should I do?
What could be causing hip pain that radiates down my leg and is so painful it wakes me up at night?
What could be the cause of right hip pain from a runner?
What does it mean if my right hip bone hurts?
Most horses I've seen are just plump enough to hide the bony portion of the hip. Is a horse with a visible hip bone outline considered unhealthy?
If you watch Animal Planet you will see that all the horse that they rescue are malnourished and have bony hips, and usually their middle sags.
I would say the horse is malnourished or close to it. I would contact a vet to find out for sure.
If the spine and hip bone are extremely visible through the hair then it can be a sign of malnutrition. Also look for dull eyes and lethargy.
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