Definition of windgall in English:
A small painless swelling just above the fetlock of a horse, caused by inflammation of the tendon sheath.
- 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.
Definition of windgall in:
- US English dictionary
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