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KEG OF SHOES
100 pounds of shoes. From the days when horseshoes were sold in small wooden kegs that contained 100 pounds of shoes.
KEG SHOE
A conventional, no rx factory made horseshoe.
KERATIN
[Greek keratos, sale horn]: The tough protein component in horn, hair, skin, and hooves.
KERATOMA
A tumor of the horny laminae. Often seen as an inward distortion of the white line. a.k.a.: Keraphyllocele.
KNEE HITTING
Interference in which the fore hoof strikes the inside of the knee of the opposite limb. Called speedy cutting in some texts circa 1900. a.k.a.: Knee Knocking.
KNOCK KNEES
See: Carpus valgus.