Definition of stringhalt in English:

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stringhalt

Pronunciation: /ˈstriNGhôlt/

noun

A condition affecting one or both of a horse’s hind legs, causing exaggerated bending of the hock.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: string·halt

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