Unesp-Botucatu Horse Acute Pain Scale (UHAPS)

Video 5

After watching the test video, score the corresponding behaviors and see your results. You are able to use the scale when your scores are up to 20% higher or lower than the template scores in at least three tests.


1. Positioning in the stall

2. Locomotion

3. Lifting hind limbs

4. Kicking at the abdomen

5. Pawing on the floor (fore limbs)

6. Looking at the affected area

7. Head movement

8. Locomotion when led by the evaluator

9. Response to palpation of the painful area