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My Arabian mare was kicked in the lower front leg. the wound
My Arabian mare was kicked in the lower front leg. the wound is healing but some proud flesh has developed. We kept it clean and medicated. Should we use a spray on type bandage to protect it? … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Weird question: My horse wrapped a rope around her fetlock
Hi Doc, Weird question: My horse wrapped a rope around her fetlock (ankle). Hided her and cut her a bit ... no lameness so not expecting deep damage. I want to take care of the "rope burn" ... is ther… read more
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Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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It is a second week as I am trying to deal with a laceration
It is a second week as I am trying to deal with a laceration from a barb wire that my horse has on her front leg just above the heel. She just finished antibiotics. The cut is quite deep, but I am usi… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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A week and a half ago my horse the earth in my horses field
A week and a half ago my horse the earth in my horses field collapsed (being an unknown drain underneath) and she cut her foreleg just below the knee on, I believe, a rock in the fall and had a large … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My horse is losing skin from his heel area, have tried cleaning
My horse is losing skin from his heel area, have tried cleaning it with peroxide, but its not healing... (wound is 2 weeks old). There is definitely no proud flesh, more like the reverse. We have had … read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
1,438 satisfied customers
My 16.2 irsh draught mare had proud flesh in her off lower
My 16.2 irsh draught mare had proud flesh in her off lower front leg which he cut off and I was dressin gwith a sterile gel and elastic bandage every 3rd day. I was ill and the person looking after my… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
General Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
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Hi, Im treating a wound on the front side of a rear leg. The
Hi, I'm treating a wound on the front side of a rear leg. The horse was backing out of a trailer and got her leg caught under the edge and of course freaked which made it worse. The mare belongs to a … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
My beautiful arabian mare stabbed her lower leg & has a split
My beautiful arabian mare stabbed her lower leg & has a split in the back of the hoof. I had bandaged it for a few days, & took the bandage off & have been using antibiotic cream on it. She is allergi… read more
Dr Rik Daniels
Dr Rik Daniels
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705 satisfied customers
mare: hock..slightly swollen..there is soft tissue swelling..treating
My mare is pastured daily and came in last week with a small cut on her hock, probably from a kick. It has scabbed over and she's not touchy or off on it, but the area is slightly swollen and hot, and… read more
Dr. Mike
Dr. Mike
Equine Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
536 satisfied customers
gelding: yr old..electric wire fence today..wounded his back legs
I have a 23 yr old AQHA gelding that had a misshap with an electric wire fence today. Luckily the fence was not, or barbed wire, but he is wounded his back legs. Above the knees he had broken the skin… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
General Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
14,992 satisfied customers
My horse suffered what appears to be an abrasion type wound
My horse suffered what appears to be an abrasion type wound to her right hind leg. The wound extends from the medial aspect of the hock to right above the fetlock joint. The leg is swollen and she is … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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horse: metal and it cut the front of her rear leg on the canon bone
Our horse stepped on a piece of metal and it cut the front of her rear leg on the canon bone. It looks like you can see a tendon on the front of the wound. The skin has been peeled down, and the wound… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,332 satisfied customers
horse: developed..proud flesh..growing back..of a golf ball and drains
we have an aged horse that developed, what looks like proud flesh, on the out side of her cannon area, we had it treated, but it is now growing back, it's about thesise of a golf ball and drains alot,… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
General Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
14,992 satisfied customers
horses: pony..time!) and after antibiotics..mud fever look to wound
any advice on something to apply to wounds generally on horses...eg a small pony who caught her foot in electric fence rope (not live at the time!) and after antibiotics and scrupulous wound cleaning … read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
I have a 17 year old mare. She cut her right hide leg below
I have a 17 year old mare. She cut her right hide leg below the knee, the skin laid open down to, almost the ankle. This happenend on June 3,2009. I have given her a current tetanus and 15cc of Pen-Aq… read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
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Doctoral Degree
1,332 satisfied customers
I have a 14yr. old mare in good health that has a cut that
I have a 14yr. old mare in good health that has a cut that was not very deep, but looks like its starting to crystal a little. Its on her back right hoof area in the back on her anckle just above the … read more
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Dr. CMc
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267 satisfied customers
What would be a good dose of Pen Equeous antibiotic for a lower
What would be a good dose of Pen Equeous antibiotic for a lower leg wound that has turned into proud flesh? I want to keep infection out of the leg/bone until a vet can see her. I live in a very rural… read more
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Dr. Garlinghouse
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Doctoral Degree
12 satisfied customers
I have a thoroughbred polo horse (retired) due to injury I ...
I have a thoroughbred polo horse (retired) due to injury I am treating her for. Damage to pastern (?) area left front leg caught in barbed wire fence. Deep cut. Treating for est 2 wks. Swelling. Ice. … read more
Dan C., DVM
Dan C., DVM
Horse Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,332 satisfied customers
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