ergot2(redirected from ergot2 ligament)
the small mass of horn in a small bunch of hair on the palmar or plantar aspects of the fetlock of the horse. Regarded as the vestige of the metacarpal or metatarsal pads.
shimmering band of connective tissue connecting the fetlock ergot to the distal parts of the pastern in the horse. It is easily confused with the digital nerves during neurectomy.