Built in Shock Absorber


This is a fascinating video that shows how the equine hoof performs under pressure. Hard to believe that the fragile internal structures of the hoof can work so well, especially when you think about the added stress of jumping or galloping.

Gateway Clinic Diagram Sagittal-Cut View

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