sidebone


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sidebone

(ˈsaɪdˌbəʊn)
n
(Veterinary Science) (often plural) ossification of the lateral cartilages in a horse's foot
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* A short, straight shoulder and forearm, accompanied by steep pasterns, results in a short stride and a tendency toward sidebones.
Sidebones. This is a common unsoundness resulting from wear, injury, or abuse.
Check for hard heels or sidebones, ringbone, corns, contracted feet, and thrush.