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.
A small muscle deeply situated in the substance of the thigh.
Origin. - From the under surface of the pubis.
Insertion. - Into the middle of the posterior aspect of the femur.
Action. - To adduct the limb and rotate it outwards.
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