fetlock


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  • noun

Synonyms for fetlock

the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern

projection behind and above a horse's hoof

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OK a leg in a horse or at the very least one hair in one fetlock.
com, the trainer said: "Unfortunately Cursory Glance has sustained a fetlock injury during routine training.
He also came back with a bad cut on his fetlock, which couldn't be stitched, so we'll have to leave that open.
silvery feathers redden with mud from hoof head to fetlock.
He's got a horrible piece of swelling round his back fetlock joint, which is going down every week Charlotte tells me.
Scientifically, a PASTERN is the part of a horse's foot between the fetlock and the top of the hoof.
Ortensia is set to return to Australia after suffering an injury to her fetlock in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock.
He presents high-quality photos of dissected specimens, drawings, radiographs, ultrasonograms, and MRIs--with explanatory legends--for foot, pastern, and fetlock.
Tests confirmed that although his hind leg was not broken, the tendon had collapsed resulting in his fetlock resting on the floor.
However, initial fears regarding his fetlock proved wide of the mark and Nicholls was able to issue a positive bulletin having dealt with a minor infection yesterday morning.
Feathard Lady is back in light work after recovering from the sprained hind fetlock joint that ruled her out of the Champion Hurdle.
The County Wexford handler had been hoping the six-year-old would make the championship event after she sprained a hind fetlock joint two weeks ago.
The explanation was that Smarty Jones has ``chronic bruising'' in all four fetlock joints, the equine equivalent of sprained ankles, the result of nine races (eight of them wins) without a significant break.
This stranger is firm of fetlock, luxuriant of auburn hair, like Ian Gillan from Deep Purple, carefree smile, solvent.