For bog spavin, wind gall, curb or splint, apply the ointment every six days.
The bog spavin is a round, smooth, well-defined, fluctuating tumor situated in front and a little inward of the hock.
It occurs directly over the point where the bog spavin is found, and has thus been frequently confused with the latter.
It is round and smooth, but not so regularly formed as the bog spavin, and is most apparent when viewed from behind.
This bunch differs from bog spavin in that it is hard, while bog spavin is soft.
Distension of the capsular ligament of the tibial tarsal (tibioastragular) joint with synovia is commonly known as bog spavin.
disease of the hock joint of a horse, early 15c., from Middle French espavain, perhaps from Frankish *sparwan "sparrow" (see sparrow), so called perhaps from comparison of the bird's awkward gait to that of a horse affected with spavin.