horse's foot


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Noun1.horse's foot - the hoof of a horsehorse's foot - the hoof of a horse      
hoof - the foot of an ungulate mammal
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
fetter bone, pastern - the part between the fetlock and the hoof
fetlock - projection behind and above a horse's hoof
fetlock, fetlock joint - the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern
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THE sesamoid bone sits at the back of the fetlock joint and anchors the suspensory ligament, thus allowing a horse's foot and fetlock to move properly.
Protect the horse's foot from excessive wear and resulting tenderness when its continuous use is necessary.
Equine laminitis is a complex disease which affects the structure and correct function of the horse's foot, resulting in debilitating pain.
Laminitis is a complex condition which affects the structure and correct function of the horse's foot, resulting in debilitating pain.
A highlight, of course, was the arrival of a horse for shoeing and the distinctive smell given off when a hot shoe was applied to the horse's foot.
Ancient horse The oldest genome yet sequenced came from a horse's foot bone dating to between 780,000 and 560,000 years ago that was excavated in Canada's Yukon.
Scientifically, a PASTERN is the part of a horse's foot between the fetlock and the top of the hoof.
Highland Street, horse's foot is caught in a fence; the dog officer had someone on the way, but the owners managed to get the horse free.
I looked down and thought I was going to see a horse's foot coming out of mine.
The situation of New Holland with respect to this "immense irregular curve," is like that of the frog of a horse's foot to the outline of the shoe; the most favourable position imaginable for intercourse with all that the curve contains.
THRUSH: From the French, fourchette, the frog of a horse's foot.
Explain why the condition of the frog of the horse's foot is a good indication of the health of the horse