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pastern

1. the part of a horse's foot between the fetlock and the hoof
2. either of the two bones that constitute this part
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Because of this extreme charadeability, PASTERNS can be formed by working from left to fight and adding a letter at a time to P:
The pastern prevents the weight of your horse from crashing down full force on the hoof.
INJURY St Nicholas Abbey needs surgery on a fractured pastern
Wunderwood went for a gallop at Mornington racecourse, and in the warm-up he faltered and broke his near pastern," said Racing Victoria director of racing operations Leigh Jordan.
Champion jockey Tony McCoy quickly pulled him up and clerk of the course Robert Bellamy said: 'Montalcino broke his near hind pastern.
THE future of high-class hurdler Atours is in the balance as the eight-year-old struggles to recover from a pastern injury.
The Ballynonty trainer lost high-class Ventana Canyon last week when his 20-length Arkle Trophy winner smashed a pastern on the gallops.
UNIVERSAL has come through his operation on a fractured pastern sustained on the Middleham gallops at the weekend.
Nicholls said: "He has fractured a pastern and we've lost him.
The seven-year-old, formerly in the care of Lady Herries, sustained a serious injury to his near pastern while warming up for a gallop and the decision was made to put the horse down.
But although he is a backward colt, he has been working well - he is long in the pastern so I wonder if real fast ground in the summer would be against him, so we will take one step at a time.
Asian Heights was favourite for the 2001 Vodafone Derby following an impressive victory in the Predominate Stakes at Goodwood but was ruled out of the premier Classic after suffering a split pastern during his final workout.