Thoroughpin

Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.

Thoroughpin

Thoroughpin is a term used to describe distension of the tarsal sheath, or synovitis of deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT) sheath proximal to hock. It occurs usually unilaterally, as soft, fluid-filled swellings located just above the point of the hock, which are visible along the inside and outside areas.
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Risk Factors

  • Horse has poor conformation
  • Recent injury

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