saddle gall

noun

vet science a raw area of skin, with loss of hair, on the back or behind the elbow of a horse caused by uneven pressure by the saddle or girth

Nearby words

  1. saddle back,
  2. saddle blanket,
  3. saddle block,
  4. saddle block anesthesia,
  5. saddle embolus,
  6. saddle head,
  7. saddle horn,
  8. saddle horse,
  9. saddle joint,
  10. saddle leather

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Examples from the Web for saddle gall

  • If in a saddle-gall, it will make sores very difficult to heal.

    The Mule|Harvey Riley
  • One of the guides had a bottle of liniment for saddle-gall and suggested rubbing it on the saddle.

    Tenting To-night|Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Dressed Monte's withers with liniment greatly reducing swelling from saddle-gall.

    Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower