Saving the horse’s legs: The explanation of Entheses

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Entheses7This article, by Jean Luc Cornille, follows on from the previous article “How an eye on equine entheses can beat navicular.

This is a totally new level of research, and trying to explain the phenomenon limiting the focus to the hoof capsule is in plain contradiction with the findings of this new level of study exposes.

A basic understanding of physics allows comprehending that the junction of an elastic structure such as a tendon, with a rigid structure, such as a bone, is submitted to specific forces. Both sides of the connection, the rigid one and the elastic one, have to deal with unusual forces and nature has created specific material on both sides of the connection, the bone and the tendon.

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