bog spavin definition

  • noun:
    • A condition in horses by which lymph collects when you look at the hock joint, causing a puffy inflammation.
    • See under Spavin.
    • a soft inflammation from distention for the capsular ligament associated with the hock; -- labeled as additionally blood spavin.
    • In farriery, an encysted tumefaction on the inside of the hough of a horse, containing a gelatinous matter.
    • spavin brought on by collection of fluids

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