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 situated on the outer aspect of the leg.
Origin. - From the outer surface of the head of the fibula.
Insertion. - Into the tendon of the gastrocnemius.
Action. - To assist in extending the hock.
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