This section is from the book "The Horse - Its Treatment In Health And Disease", by J. Wortley Axe. Also available from Amazon: The Horse. Its Treatment In Health And Disease.
The hip-joint is formed by the union of the head of the femur or thigh-bone with the cotyloid cavity of the coxa (fig. 358).
Four ligaments are engaged in connecting the two bones, viz. the capsular, cotyloid, round, and pubio-femoral.
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