4) To treat a spavin or ringbone
on a horse with a strong liniment in an attempt to cure or alleviate lameness.
Crucially, Geraghty's mount, who was suffering with a ringbone
problem when flopping in the Tingle Creek Chase, yesterday made a friend of the fences.
(see Figures 7-1 and 7-3) is a bony enlargement on the pastern bones, front or rear.
After he disappointed in the Tingle Creek Chase, we discovered he had a ringbone
problem on his off-foreleg.
But a word of warning: Aside from providing adequate nutrition, no nutrient or supplement will (a) make the hoof grow faster and stronger; (b) cure a curb, spavin, ringbone
Last month's below-par run also coincided with a ringbone
problem, according to the trainer.
- a bony growth surrounding the pastern - is quite common in older horses.