These pictures were taken a couple of days ago.
They illustrate why it is so it's important to know what's normal for your horses legs and feel them every day that you see your horse.
Just looking at Farley it would be hard to tell something was wrong. Not lame, BAR (bright alert responsive), eating well.
In this case, it wasn't even about trying to find something subtle that was different on the leg --> just a quick of comparison of the right to left legs should tell you something is very wrong.
If you never check, you will never find. I got her out of her paddock, saddled her up, and rode for 20 minutes before I noticed something was wrong.
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