Regions of the Horse & Site of Injuries ( Forelimbs )

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           Anatomy Index

The Body of the Horse is divided up into Regions and are numbered in BLACK

 The Site of Possible injuries are numbered in RED


  37.  Scapular region

38.  Brachial region ( Arm )

39.  Shoulder Joint region

40.  Elbow Joint region

41.  Antebrachial region ( Forearm )

42.  Carpal region ( knee or wrist )

43. Metacarplal region ( Forecannon )

44.  Digital region ( forefoot )

60.  Shoulder Lameness

61.  Elbow Lameness

62.  Capped Elbow

63.  Broken Knees

64.  Sore or Bucked Shins

65.  Speedy Cut or Brushing

66.  Check Ligament Strain

67.  Suspensory Ligament Strain

68.  Bowed Tendon

69.  Splints

70.  Windgalls

71.  Sesamoiditis

72.  Osselet or Fetlock Joint Arthritis

73.  High Ringbone

74.  Low Ringbone

75.  Sidebones

76.  Sandcrack

77.  Contracted Heels

85.  Over - reach    







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