fetlock

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Synonyms for fetlock

the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern

projection behind and above a horse's hoof

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T rainer Michael Jarvis said: ``He has a few cuts to both fetlock joints, self-inflicted.
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, who suffered defeat in the third leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, has been retired to Three Chimneys Farm in Kentucky due to chronic bruising of the bottom of the cannonbone in all four fetlock joints.
The news came after a nuclear scan last week revealed chronic bruising of the bottom of the cannonbone in all four of the horse's fetlock joints.
Toccet, winner of six of his eight starts last year at two, may miss the Kentucky Derby after developing what was termed "bone remodelling" in three of his four fetlock joints.
Asked about Shatin Venture's prospects of reversing the York form, the colt's trainer Linda Perratt, who won the race with Friar Tuck two years ago, said: "He had some trouble with his fetlock joints last year and had an operation.