Crib-biting - definition of crib-biting by The Free Dictionary
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An injurious habit of horses in which they bite at the edge of a feed trough or other object and swallow air at the same time.
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a harmful habit of horses in which the animal leans on the manger or seizes it with the teeth and swallows a gulp of air
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Lot 74 One of the busiest horses in training, box-walking, weaving and crib-biting
Endearing, sells out of the Juddmonte draft for 20,000gns to Charlie Gordon-Watson.
He was crib-biting
and wind sucking, and all his teeth had worn down, so we were hand-feeding him.
and box-walking must be stated before sale but are unproven as detrimental to physical ability, whereas bone deformity and reduced lung