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Anatomy of the horse
Name the kingdom, phylum class, order, family genus and species of the horse.
1. Heel bulb
2. Periople @ bulb
7. Coronary band
2. Bar of the wall
4. White line
What is another name for the 3rd metacarpal? What are the 2nd and 4th metacarpals also called?
What significance does the sensitive laminae have to the hoof?
Provides the hoof wall with nutrients
What two tendons flex the hoof?
Deep digital flexor
Superficial digital flexor
What tendon extends the hoof?
Common digital extensor
Where is the navicular bone?
Palmar to distal interphalangeal joint
In the equine stomach, where are ulcers most likely to form?
Why can a horse not eructate/vomit?
Cardiac sphincter is very well developed
Female after 3rd birthday w/ active repro cycles
Female used for breeding
Mare that has given birth
Intact male b/w 2 & 3 yrs that is reproductively fertile
Stallion which has fathered a son
Castrated male of any age