Definition of stringhalt in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪŋhɔːlt


[mass noun]
  • A condition affecting one or both of a horse’s hind legs, causing exaggerated bending of the hock.
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    • My daughter has a 9 year old gelding who has a very mild form of stringhalt in his near hind leg only.
    • In some non-toxicity cases stringhalt has been cured by cutting a tendon that is near the hock.
    • The stringhalt we get here is specifically known as Australian stringhalt and always resolves itself.

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