Angulation:Refers to the angles
created by bones meeting at various joints, especially at the shoulder,
and hock; the pastern and pelvic areas , too. We
are concerned with the “forequarter” and
- Shoulder blade:The
the large, flat, triangular bone just below the first and second
of shoulder or
The point where the scapula and humerus join.
The upper point of the ulna: olecranon process.
the upper portion of the shoulder blade and the spinous processes of
and second thoracic vertebrae. The
withers are located just behind the base of the neck at the junction
of the neck and back.
BONES OF THE
TERMS OF THE FOREQUARTER
- CROUP: The region of the pelvic
girdle formed by the sacrum and surrounding tissues
OF BUTTOCKS (ISCHIUM/ISCHIAL TUBEROSITY/PIN BONE: The rearmost extremity of the pelvic bone
joint of the hind leg between the thigh and the second thigh; the
tarsus or collection of bones of the hind leg forming the joint between
thigh and the metatarsus. (Like the ankle in humans)
PASTERN or HOCK:
area between the hock joint and the feet.
HOCK: Some refer to the hock
joint + the point of the hock + the rear pastern simply as the