Being able to describe the correct piece of anatomy and location is vital when speaking with a vet and describing injuries or potential injuries.
Toward the front of the horse, meaning the head of the horse.
Toward the back of the horse, meaning the tail
Toward the middle or belly of the horse. On the right side of the body, this means the left and on the left side of the body it means the right.
When shopping for tack or anything you may put on your horse, being able to locate body parts for an accurate measurement will ensure a good, safe, and healthy fit.