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dorsal

frontal plane, away from ground, front of lower legs

2

ventral

frontal plane, towards the ground

3

cranial

transverse plane, towards the head

4

caudal

transverse plane, towards the tail

5

palmar

below proximal ends of carpus, replaces caudal

6

plantar

below the proximal ends of the tarsus, opposite is dorsal

7

median plane

equally divides the horse into left and right sections

8

sagittal

parallel to the median plane

9

medial

closer to the median plane

10

lateral

further away from the median plane

11

paramedian

head

12

proximal

nearest the trunk

13

distal

away from the trunk