Bone Spavin

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.

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Prognosis For Bone Spavin
... The prognosis for bone spavin varies, depending on several factors including the number of joints involved the severity of the bony changes within these joints how quickly the horse's condition ...

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