THE FRONT OF LEX­ING­TON’S SKULL AND JAWS

EQUUS - - CONFORMATI­ON INSIGHTS -

A. bit seats B. steep­ened in­cisor ta­ble and ac­quired “par­rot mouth”; note hor­i­zon­tal ori­en­ta­tion of in­fe­rior in­cisors

C. ca­nine has been bro­ken post­mortem but su­pe­rior and in­fe­rior ca­nines had both been buffed and cleaned be­fore the horse’s death.

D. bone re­ac­tion (ex­os­to­sis) due to trauma from snaf­fle bit. Note the pro­por­tion­ally long, rather shal­low bars.

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