Injuries and wound care-what I used

Injuries and wound care-what I used

What did I do when I first came across a new wound on my horse? What you do not do, if possible, is cold water hose a wound. All of us, including horses, have saline bodies, meaning when we go into surgery, they flush wounds with saline (a salt water solution) which...
Scabs in pastern area-Scratches or ‘mud fever’

Scabs in pastern area-Scratches or ‘mud fever’

This can present itself as scabs that are growing in your horses’ fetlock area. On my horses it was predominantly on the white foot with the pink skin underneath. Once it started to grow it could lame a horse within 24 hours and sometimes would crack and bleed. I have...