The Study of Healthy Movement of the Horse | The Stifle Joint

The stifle lift class was created to make us aware that the stifle joint is capable of a lot more range that most give credit for.  With this knowledge, we can be encouraged to be more demanding on ourselves and our horses to access one of the most important joints that is almost always overlooked.

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The stifle joint (often simply stifle) is a complex joint in the hind limbs of quadruped mammals such as the sheep, horse or dog. It is the equivalent of the human knee and is often the largest synovial joint in the animal's body. The stifle joint joins three bones: the femur, patella, and tibia. The joint consists of three smaller ones: