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wind-sucking

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Definition of wind-sucking in English:

noun

[mass noun]
(In a horse) habitual behaviour involving repeated arching of the neck and sucking in and swallowing air, often accompanied by a grunting sound.
Example sentences
  • A sunken vagina also increases the likelihood of ‘wind-sucking’ (drawing of air into the vagina) and urine pooling, which further predispose the mare to infection.
  • This results in him arching his neck and following the same action as for wind-sucking with the same result.
  • It alleviates wind-sucking symptoms greatly and is brilliant for getting horses to look ‘right’, quickly.

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