Equine Skeletal System Part 1

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  1. Name the Directional Terms
  2. Name the main bones in the Axial Skeleton
    • Skull
    • Vertebrae
    • ribs
    • breastbone
    • pelvis
  3. Name the main parts in the Appendicular Skeleton
    • Fore legs
    • hind legs

  4. Name bone #1 (It is located by the front of the nose)
    • Incisive 
    • flat bone
    • 1 on horse body

  5. Name bone #2
    • Nasal bone
    • Flat
    • 1 on horse


  6. Name bone #2
    • Maxilla
    • flat bone
    • 2 on horse

  7. Name Bone #4
    • Mandible
    • jaw
    • flat bone
    • 2 on horse

  8. Name Bone #5
    • Lacrimal
    • flat bone
    • 2 on horse

  9. Name Bone #6
    • Frontal
    • flat bone
    • 1 on horse

  10. Name Bone #7
    • Pariental
    • flat bone
    • 1 on horse

  11. Name Bone #8
    • Atlas - nods head up and down
    • Irregular bone
    • 1 on horse

  12. Name Bone #9
    • Axis - shakes head side to side
    • Irregular Bone
    • 1 on horse

  13. Name Bone #10
    • Cervical 
    • Neck
    • Irregular Bones
    • 7 on horse

  14. Name Bone #14
    • Thoratic
    • Back
    • Irregular Bones
    • 18 on horse

  15. Name Bone #15
    • Lumbar
    • Lower Back
    • Irregular Bone
    • 6 on horse

  16. Name Bone #17 (Part of the Back)
    • Sacral 
    • Supports hips
    • Irregular bone
    • 5 on horse 
    • fused

  17. Name Bone #18
    • Coccygeal
    • tail
    • Irregular bone
    • 15-21 on horse

  18. Name Bone #32
    • Humerus
    • Point of shoulder
    • Long Bone
    • 2 on horse

  19. Name Bone #34
    • Olecranon 
    • Point of elbow
    • Long Bone
    • 2 on horse

  20. Name Bone #40
    • Ulna
    • Long bone
    • Fused with Radius
    • 2 on horse

  21. Name Bone #41
    • Radius
    • Long Bone
    • fused with Ulna
    • 2 on horse

  22. Name Bone #42
    • Carpus
    • Knee
    • Short Bone
    • 6 paired bones, 12 per leg, 48 on horse

  23. Name Bone #43
    • Cannon Bone
    • 3rd Metacarpal
    • Long Bone
    • 2 on horse

  24. Name Bone #46
    • Accessory Carpal
    • Pisiform Bone
    • Short Bone
    • 2 on horse

  25. Name Bone #47
    • Splint Bones
    • 2nd and 4th Metacarpals
    • Fuses as horse ages
    • 2 bones per leg, 4 on horse

  26. Name Bone #48
    • Proximal Sesamoid
    • Short Bone
    • 2 on horse?

  27. Name Bone #49
    • Long Pastern
    • Proximal Phalanx
    • P1
    • Long Bone
    • 4 on horse

  28. Name Bone #59
    • Short Pastern
    • Middle Phalanx
    • p2
    • Long Bone
    • 4 on horse

  29. Name Bone #50
    • Distal Sesamoids
    • Nevicular bone
    • Short Bone
    • 2 bones per hoof, 8 on horse

  30. Name Bone #45
    • Coffin Bone
    • Distal Phalanx 
    • Pedal Bone
    • P3
    • Long Bone
    • 4 on horse

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Author:
Tiffanymiles90
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Filename:
Equine Skeletal System Part 1
Updated:
2013-11-24 19:39:43
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Equine horse Skeleton
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Horse production 2012 Directional terms, Skull, Spine, Rib Cage, Forelimb
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