Oriental Kitten Down at Pastern
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Down At The Pastern
Structural weakness causing the pasterns to slant at an excessively horizontal angle, or to bend excessively when weight is borne.
At its extreme, being down on pastern is to stand or move on the pastern as well as the toes.
Also known as down in pastern, down at pastern.
Cf. erect pastern, straight hocks or up on pastern.