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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
But the 11-year-old has since suffered a hairline fracture of the splint bone and connections have decided to call it a day.
The unbeaten three-year-old, who defeated Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Hansen on his seasonal debut last month in the Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park, has fractured a splint bone in his off-fore and will require surgery.