Pastern joint


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the joint in the hoof of the horse, and allied animals, between the great and small pastern bones.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"He came back from a pastern joint injury three years ago and he has three screws in it but the magnetic boot has done the trick," said Bowe.
High ringbone occurs at the pastern joint. Low ringbone occurs at the pastern-coffin bone joint at about the level of the coronet band.
"She gave herslf a cut at Gowran Park last time and she had to have six stitches in her pastern joint," said trainer Paul Nolan.