Sidebones

Sidebones

A disease of the lateral cartilages of a horse’s foot. It was particularly common in draft horses.
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Sidebones. This is a common unsoundness resulting from wear, injury, or abuse.
Check for hard heels or sidebones, ringbone, corns, contracted feet, and thrush.