Kissing spines treatment options [H&H VIP]

Invasive surgery has been a mainstay of kissing spines treatment, with proven success. But is this still the best option? Andrea Oakes investigates

The condition kissing spines can manifest itself in a number of ways. If the bony spinous processes located on the top of the vertebrae touch or rub against one another, the horse can react with anything from subtle performance issues to dramatically bad behaviour.