International Association of Animal Therapists
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06/04/2016

Tendon and Ligament Injuries

As a horse propels himself toward a jump, he shifts his weight backward, gathers his hind end, and with a smooth propulsive motion extends his hind limbs, releasing amassed energy that launches his half-ton body into the air. He curls his fore and hind limbs toward his body, then transitions into landing by protracting his shock-absorbing forelimbs. 

 

http://www.thehorse.com/articles/32963/a-review-and-update-on-tendon-and-ligament-injuries?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=health-news&utm_campaign=04-05-2016

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