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.
11:39 a.m.: 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 series of mountains which we have thus followed, is in the form of an immense irregular curve, which comprises within it the Pacific and Indian Oceans, with their innumerable islands, besides a portion of Asia, including China, the Burman dominions and the Indian peninsula." 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. Songbird, a robin or blue one, brown-backed with breast spots.
* Explain why the condition of the frog of the horse's foot is a good indication of the health of the horse