Problem

Bone spavin

Nature:

Bone spavin is a bony growth within the lower hock joint of horse or cattle. It is caused by osteoarthritis, and the degree of lameness that results can be serious enough to end a horse's competitive career.

Broader Problems:
Lameness in horses
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
Medicine Skeletal system
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET