Anatomy and Physiology Part 5: The Equine Foot

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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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