cow-hocked


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cow-hocked

a conformation defect in a horse. The points of the hock are close together, the fetlocks wider apart than normal.
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The colt's hind legs were severely cow-hocked and his front legs canted outward at a good 15 degrees.
Light-framed, cow-hocked and a $17,000 buyback as a yearling as a result, Sunday Silence was not everyone's idea of a sound commercial proposition, especially as his female family fell short against those belonging to other Kentucky-based sons of Halo, such as Devil's Bag, at the time.
One, PC Mark Rees, said: "I can only describe him as being cow-hocked.
She's cow-hocked and kept pulling muscles behind, so hopefully she'll come on.
A cow-hocked, light-framed yearling, the son of Halo was bought back for $17,000 (pounds 11,000) at the 1987 Keeneland July Sale by Arthur B Hancock III, owner of Stone Farm in Kentucky, on behalf of his breeder Tom Tatham.