fetlock fetlock


  1. (n) the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern
  2. (n) projection behind and above a horse's hoof


  1. At one time he owned the whole animal--fetlock, stock and barrel--but auctioned it off for $17,500 to a used-car dealer from Richmond.
  2. Lengths of wire were strung across the road at the height of a horse's fetlock and a rider's neck.
  3. His right front ankle had snapped above the fetlock.


  1. BC Sprinter Points Offthebench euthanized

    Points Offthebench fractured a right front fetlock Saturday and was euthanized.
    on October 27, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

  2. BC Sprint hopeful Points Offthebench euthanized

    Top Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint contender Points Offthebench fractured his right front fetlock while working Oct. 26 on the Santa Anita Park main track Oct. 26 and was euthanized.
    on October 26, 2013     Source: ESPN

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  1. "She's fractured her front fetlock cantering this morning," said trainer Criquette Head-Maarek. "It wasn't even serious work but that's racing - you always have to be prepared for such things. She's going to be OK and will not have to be put...
    on May 4, 2007 By: Criquette Head-Maarek Source: Sportinglife.co.za

  2. "It looks like she's damaged something near her fetlock," Waterhouse said. "They've taken her straight to the Randwick Equine Centre, so we'll just have to wait and see how bad it is."
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: Gai Waterhouse Source: Daily Telegraph

  3. "Attraction seems OK, but she is on anti-inflammatories to treat her fetlock and it is something we have to keep an eye on," said Johnston. "She will go to the Matron next though, and it was great to see her back on the track last weekend."
    on Aug 16, 2005 By: Mark Johnston Source: RTE.ie

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