A Series: The Thoroughbred, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-07

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A Scries :JTH.E THOROUGHBRED POINT OF THE SHOULDER OF THE HORSE The point of the shoulder is the joint where the shoulder blade, or scapula, joins the arm. The ideal shoulder is when the scapula forms an angle of about 45 degrees with the horizontal. The two principal involvements in the shoulder .are 1 "Sweeney" shoulder slip which is caused by a nerve paralysis due to an injury; and 2 Inflamation of the shoulder bursa caused by an injury -at the point of the shoulder, a strain of the shoulder muscle at that point, or an infection, which may localize in the bursa itself. ffi NEWTOWN PIKE "lT7fm LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY Phone 2-651

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