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Definition of Pastern

Pastern
Pastern Pas"tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See Pasture.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See Illust. of Horse. Note: The upper bone, or phalanx, of the foot is called the great pastern bone; the second, the small pastern bone; and the third, in the hoof, the coffin bone. Pastern joint, the joint in the hoof of the horse, and allied animals, between the great and small pastern bones. 2. A shackle for horses while pasturing. --Knight. 3. A patten. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Meaning of Pastern from wikipedia

- The pastern is a part of the leg of a horse between the fetlock and the top of the hoof. It incorporates the long pastern bone (proximal phalanx) and...
- Ringbone is exostosis (bone growth) in the pastern or coffin joint of a horse. In severe cases, the growth can encircle the bones, giving ringbone its...
- (splint), sesamoid, fetlock joint, first phalanx (long pastern), pastern joint, second phalanx (short pastern), coffin joint, outwardly evidenced by the coronary...
- cannon bones, proximad and the proximal phalanx distad, commonly called the pastern bone. Paired proximal sesamoid bones form the joint with the palmar or...
- angle of the pasterns is best at a moderate slope (between 50-55 degrees) and moderate length. Pasterns Long and Sloping [22] The pasterns are long (more...
- combined with additional weighted chains or rollers placed around the pasterns to create dramatic, high-stepping flashy action of the horse's front legs...
- white marking that extends over the fetlock, occasionally called a "boot." Pastern: white marking that extends above the top of the hoof, but stops below...
- bone. Rotation results in an obvious misalignment between PII (the short pastern bone) and PIII (the coffin bone). If rotation of the third phalanx continues...
- and mounting horses. "Western"-style horse hobbles are tied around the pasterns or cannon bones of the horse's front legs. They comprise three basic types:...
- flexor tendon lays deeper, just along the posterior surface of the small pastern bone (PII) and navicular bone, and it connects with posterior surface of...
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