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What's the importance/purpose of the chestnuts on the front legs, and do they do anything or are they just leftovers from the evolution of the horse?

What's the importance/purpose of the chestnuts on the front legs, and do they do anything or are they just leftovers from the evolution of the horse?
I think that horses used to have an extra tie and over times it has come off so it is just left overs
Just a leftover extra toe that they had