Definition of windgall in English:


Syllabification: wind·gall
Pronunciation: /ˈwindˌgôl


  • A small painless swelling just above the fetlock of a horse, caused by inflammation of the tendon sheath.
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    • The Native breeds seem to cope better than the more finely bred types, where windgalls may appear.
    • Although usually benign, windgalls should be regarded with suspicion in the presence of lameness.
    • In general windgalls are more common in heavy horses with more upright conformation.

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