wind-sucking


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wind-suck·ing

(wind'sŭk-ing)
equine veterinary medicine a more severe form of crib-biting in which air is ingested abnormally and forcefully by swallowing.
See also: aerophagia

wind-sucking

1. see crib-biting.
2. see rectovaginal fistula. See also pneumovagina.
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He recorded five straight wins over fences, culminating in the Arkle at Cheltenham, in that first season in the colours of Sir Robert Ogden, who had bought him from the syndicate, although only after some persuasion as the horse was in Bromley's words "a wind-sucking bag of bones for whom two top trainers turned me down".
In terms of veterinary guarantees, the buyer has the right to return the horse within two days if it does not pass a veterinary exam or meet the normal conditions of sale, described by Feerick as "box-walking, wind-sucking, and that sort of condition".