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A Leg To Stand On


Horses and riders alike depend on the proper functioning of the horse's legs. Do you understand these vital structures? Take this quiz and find out. I'll score your quiz and return the results to you via email. Have fun!


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Which of the following structures is not found in the horse's front legs?
sesamoid
fetlock
stifle

With which of the following joints in the human body does the horse's knee (carpus) anatomically correspond?
ankle
elbow
wrist

Bowed tendons occur along which structure?
cannon
gaskin
forearm

The horny growth occurring at the back of the fetlock on some horses is called the ...
ergot
dew horn
chestnut

Epiphysitis most frequently involves which joint?
hock
knee
elbow

What is the ideal angle of the pastern axis?
more steep than the foot axis
less steep than the foot axis
the same as the foot axis

Which joint is formed at the upper end of the foreleg where it meets the body?
hock
elbow
shoulder

Which of the following conditions is associated with pasterns which are too sloped?
tendon injuries
ringbone
navicular disease

Splint bones run adjacent to which structure?
forearm
cannon
pastern

Which joint is between the pastern and the cannon?
fetlock
knee
hock

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