Anatomy and Physiology Part 5: The Equine Foot

The equine lexicon is filled with clichés about the equine foot. Most horse owners have heard them all. "No foot, no horse...The foot is the horse's foundation...For want of a shoe..." The list goes on. Without sound feet, a horse can't move freely, and a horse whose movement is hindered becomes a predator's meal in the wild and a liability to its owner in a domestic setting.

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