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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:
"He has got more screws in him than The Metal Man" - Henderson after Khyber Kim's victory, as the five-year-old has now recovered from two split pasterns
"Split pasterns were a fairly common injury when horses were trained exclusively on grass.
Very late into that night, one of the more amusing British bloodstock grandees gazed into what wasn't his first drink and announced that Sekiguchi had "bought four-million dollars worth of long pasterns".