Oriental Kitten Down at Pastern
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Down In 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 in pastern is to stand or move on pasterns, as well as toes.
Also known as down at the pastern(s)
Cf. erect pastern, straight hocks or up on pastern.