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First Posted Aug 20, 2007
Jul 24, 2010

Horse Front Leg Chart

A. Oblique extensor of knee

B. Extensor of knee

C. Annular ligament

D. Common digital extensor (extends toe)

E. Lateral digital extensor (extends pastern)

F. Small metacarpal (splint) bone

G. Branch of suspensory ligament

H. Superficial flexor tendon (flexes pastern)

I. Check ligament

J. Deep flexor tendon (flexes toe)

K. Suspensory ligament

L. Large metacarpal (cannon) bone

M. Coronet Band

1. Fetlock area

2. Sesamoid area

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