Osteoarthritis of the hock in horses, which may cause swelling and lameness.
- Although bone spavin usually causes lameness, this may be obscured if the lesions are bilateral.
- The causes and effects are the same as in bone spavin, and it should be treated in the same way.
- X-rays will be needed to distinguish whether it is a bone spavin or blind spavin.
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