Horse Knees

What comprises the horse's knee? The horse's knee would be equivalent to the human wrist. "...Equine knees are made up of two rows of bones that flex in three different places-though markedly less in the bottom joint. Add to that stack of bones an extensive network of tendons and ligaments, and you have a sophisticated structure that's crucial to the horse's athleticism...and also one that's susceptible to injury...."

There are a myriad of causes for knee problems in horses:

For more detailed information:

Horse Knees: The Crooked, Chipped and Inflamed
Shady Arabian Horses/Word Press Click on the picture of the horse knee to enlarge.
First posted: Jan 10, 2017
Last update: Jan 10, 2017