splint bone

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a rudimentary metacarpal or metatarsal bone on either side of the cannon bone in the leg of a horse or related animal

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He hasn't got a fractured splint bone, thankfully, but there is still filling there on the inside of his leg," he said.
Pearl Secret was restricted to just the one run in the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot last year due to fracturing a splint bone, possibly something the Qatar Racing trainers might be nursing after Sunday, although some are reporting niggles in the run-up
STAR sprinter Pearl Secret will miss the rest of the season after suffering a fractured splint bone.
He cracked a splint bone and had a slight fracture but luckily Graham Lee pulled him up in time.
It seems to be a splint bone but we're not sure whether he got a knock on it or it's just active.
He fractured his splint bone on the inside of his near-fore.
Things have not gone smoothly since, though, as after War Of Attrition won on his jumping bow at Thurles, he suffered a slight chip in his splint bone which kept him off the track until last month.
This was the six-year-old's first run since he chipped a splint bone when making a winning chasing debut at Thurles in November.
Different, a multiple stakes-winning filly trained by Ron McAnally, is sidelined with a splint bone problem.
The 11-year-old, who won the National Hunt Chase three years ago, fractured a splint bone at Cheltenham in December and has had to undergo surgery.
If you had offered me that second I would have been delighted because he had such a bad run up to it - the fact that he had fractured a splint bone and had been swimming a lot but there is no substitute for cantering.
This horse has had a fractured cannon-bone, a fractured splint bone and fractured his withers in four places," said Keane of the 8-1 winner.
Runner-up to Brave Inca in last season's Supreme Novices Hurdle, he made a winning debut in November over fences at Thurles, but hasn't run since then owing to a fractured splint bone.
He'd fractured a splint bone and he'd been swimming, but there's no substitute for cantering and he was not fit that day.
But the 11-year-old has since suffered a hairline fracture of the splint bone and connections have decided to call it a day.