WTF Fun Fact – A “Heart” In Each Horse Hoof

Horses have a “pumping mechanism” in each hoof which helps return blood to the heart. The mechanism is necessary due to the position of the hoof in relation to the heart and a lack of muscle in the lower leg and hoof itself. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Blood Pumping Mechanism of the Hoof – Horses (extension.org)

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