The DDF tendon splits at the proximal aspect of the fetlock joints
and runs toward the palmar aspect of the FJ, between the corresponding tendon of the SDF and the interosseous muscles (IM).
On a hind fetlock joint
he got an infection in the bone.
The impressive winner of the Stan James Christmas Hurdle is currently being box-rested after injuring her off-hind fetlock joint
, but Wexford-based Murphy rates her prospects for Cheltenham as better than 50-50.
The trainer said: "She has sprained her off-hind fetlock joint
Having established himself as a very bright jumping recruit with a Grade 3 victory at Navan in November 2003, the six-year-old found his novice campaign cut short after having to undergo treatment to remove a cancerous growth on a fetlock joint
The surgery by Kentucky-based vet Larry Bramlage will be designed to fuse the fetlock joint
with screws, wire and a metal plate, allowing the leg to bear weight.
27 percent) were highest followed by hock and fetlock joint
The unbeaten six-year-old, who was last seen winning the Christmas Hurdle at Sandown by 12 lengths, has sprained her off-fore fetlock joint
and will definitely miss the AIG Europe Champion Hurdle at Leopards-town on January 29.
Murphy said: "She has sprained her off-hind fetlock joint
The six-year-old has been ruled out of her next intended run in the AIG Europe Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown on January 29 after spraining her off-hind fetlock joint
The six-year-old punctured a fetlock joint
during the Pertemps 'Fighting Fifth' Hurdle at Newcastle last time out when second to Arcalis on soft ground.
The gelding sustained a dislocation of the near-hind fetlock joint
and a ruptured ligament on the outside of the joint and his racing career looked over.
A piece of bone had been chipped off the lower part of his left fetlock joint
and, much more seriously, he had ripped off one of the two collateral ligaments that hold the two bones together.
05 Cheltenham A fetlock joint
injury prevented Grandouet running again last season after his victory in this.
The tendon was transected while forcibly extending the fetlock joint