saddle gall


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saddle gall

n
(Veterinary Science) 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
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They were small, stocky horses, but the telltale saddle galls proclaimed their calling.
Pastern dermatitis also known as 'greasy heel' or 'scratches' is dermatitis (inflammation) that affects only the heel and pastern areas of lower limb (Douglas, 2011) Table-1 reveals that the greasy heals and saddle gall followed the same trend i.