A soft swelling of the joint capsule of the hock of horses, which most commonly occurs in young, fast-growing horses.
More example sentences
- Sweating is used to reduce fluid retention, reduce windgalls, reduce bog spavins and tighten tendons.
- There is extra stress on the hocks, and problems like curbs, bog spavins and bone spavins are more likely.
- There has also been a claim among draft horse breeders that corn caused bog spavins in the hocks of draft horses.
Definition of bog spavin in:
- The US English dictionary