Share this entry
windgall Line breaks: wind|gall
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪndɡɔːl/

Definition of windgall in English:


A small painless swelling just above the fetlock of a horse, caused by inflammation of the tendon sheath.
Example sentences
  • 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:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources