Equine Wind Puffs In Horses
Horse Wind Galls

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Equine Wind Puffs In Horses
Also known as Wind Puffs these are soft fluid filled sacs that form around  the tendon sheath  of the fetlock joint.

Horses At Risk
Those with very upright pasterns will be prone to concussion and therefore from Wind galls.


Concussion  can cause wind galls to appear.

Once formed care must be taken with respect to not aggravating the windgalls further, as hard work especially of a concussive nature can cause he wind galls to increase in size due to the fetlock joint producing excessive joint fluid to compensate.