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First Posted Mar 7, 2008
Jul 25, 2010

Horse Foot Evolution

This article is for my husband, Bill. We discovered the ergot and wanted to know more about how the horse's foot evolved. The horse's foot has changed dramatically over a period of the past millions of years.

Hyracotherium: Hyracotherium

Mesohippus: Mesohippus

Parahippus: Parahiippus

Pliohippus: Pliohippus

Equus Caballus: Equus Caballus (Modern Horse)

Evolution of the Horse: Evolution of the Horse

Equus Evolution

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