Whirlbone Lameness

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

Whirlbone Lameness

Trochanteric Bursitis

Whirlbone lameness is an inflammation is seen in the tendon of the middle quarters muscle, in the bursa between this tendon and the top part of the thighbone, or in the attached cartilage. It is most common in Standardbreds, in which bursitis and inflammation and soreness of the quarters muscle occur after hock problems.