ilium - aka hip bone
pubis - aka pubic arch / crotch
ischia - aka seat bones
There are differences between a man’s and woman's pelvis. The woman's pelvis is wider and shallower than the man's and the woman’s seat bones are further apart, which can result in difficulties in finding a comfortable saddle that fits both horse & rider.
Pelvis in 0º tilt - Neutral Spine (showing
relationship of coccyx and pubic arch)
Hip Joint - with Greater Trochanter hi-lighted
Hip Joint - with neck of Femur hi-lighted
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