It is always important to check your horse health condition, especially if it had an injury since there is still a high chance of getting a repeated injury.
Some of the latest, innovative treatments such as stem cell therapy can significantly (up to 90%) reduce the possibility of getting a repeated injuries.
You should be always sure that the old injury is fine, and you can put your horse to this kind of work. Consult your veterinary about the ways you can check horse condition yourself, and it is also suggested that you visit your vet once in a while for a regular health check.
Yes. It may be a while ago. But to Much of jumping could cause the injury to come back. So get a vet out for a full check and she can asses wether he will be fit for Xc again x
I would always get an injury verrified ok before working the horse
Briar, it was heal in 2014 but I don’t want to risk it so I ride him for fun not jumping. I’ll get the vet to come out soon when I’m not busy. Hope they will give him the clear to start jumping. :)
Get a vet to check him especially if you want to be jumping him again also 4 years is quite a long time for a horse to heal well so I think he would be fine unless it was a serious injury
Phoebe, if you don't know if your horse is sound for jumping, I suggest you get a vet for full check. Health should always be an owner's priority and I'm glad you worry about your horse's.
Grace, I rode him often since 2013 (pleasure riding/bareback) when his injury healed. He never pull up lame or anything like that, I want to jumping him again but I don’t want to risk it (in case he break down or whatever) and I think I’ll get a vet to check him out to see if he’s sound for jumping or not. :) thank you for your answer.
I think if it is not an injury that would hinder his performance or would make it painful for him to compete it would be worth getting the vet out for a full check, but if it was me I would get a second/third opinion, just to make sure!:)