Got Da Boot..
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > General Off Topic Discussion

Got Da Boot..

This is a discussion on Got Da Boot.. within the General Off Topic Discussion forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category
  • Got da boot

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-23-2009, 03:22 PM
  #1
Green Broke
Got Da Boot..

Just got back from the doctors (yes.... my hawt doc) and he fears that I could have a tear in my Achilles tendon. So Im stuck wearing a stupid walking boot for 6 wks give or take, and have to have an MRI tomorrow. There also could be some damage to other tendons in my calf/leg. I guess when he squeezed (as hard as I would let him) my leg there was very little movement in my foot. Apparently that's not good?

Anyway. Im laid up for 6 wks, which means no riding and I will have to put my horse search on hold for right now.

I will have to get some pretty stuff to put on my ugly boot.

I'll post pics of it later. Lol
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    02-23-2009, 03:40 PM
  #2
Trained
Ooh no Mox! I hope you have a speedy recovery and that its not as bad as they're thinking!! *hugs* Get lots of rest.
     
    02-23-2009, 05:14 PM
  #3
Showing
Yee-haw. That sounds like lots of fun.............................not! :/ I am so sorry, that sucks. Did you have an injury or did it just kinda show up? I wish I could send you my gray horse on loan, you could ride him bareback and not worry about the boot. *sigh* Good luck, I feel your pain.
     
    02-23-2009, 08:08 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Honestly I have been dealing with it for several weeks, the ONLY thing that I can think of is when I dismounted off of Preacher (a lesson horse).

It might not have been as bad when I actually did it, but since I have ignored it for this long, it has gotten worse.

The boot seriously sucks because it makes my foot flex, and it hurts to flex.

I should have more info tomorrow after the MRI.
     
    02-23-2009, 09:32 PM
  #5
Weanling
Oh No! I hope you recover quickly and painlessly!
     
    02-24-2009, 03:50 PM
  #6
Green Broke
Well, got back from the specialist and basically don't know anything more than I did yesterday.

I have the official MRI is on thurs, and then I go back to the specialist again on monday. Not only am I in the boot now, I have to be on crutches.

The specialist did say that there is a tear in there, but to what extent it's not clear, and wont be until the MRI. I could be stuck in the boot anywhere from 6 wks to 6 mos. Right now I guess it's just a waiting game.


BOOO!!!
     
    02-24-2009, 03:51 PM
  #7
Banned
Im so sorry moxie! I know it sucks.Been there done that lol I hope you get feeling better!
     
    02-24-2009, 06:32 PM
  #8
Super Moderator
Aww . I'm sorry for that.

I hope your foot will heal soon!

Keep us updated if something new appears.
     
    02-24-2009, 06:36 PM
  #9
Yearling
Oh no Mox! That sucks big donkey balls. Well, uh, you could play howrse I guess If you need an outlet. Lol Its one of the only things getting mr through my horseless time. Good luck!
     
    02-25-2009, 08:41 AM
  #10
Started
I hope you have a speedy recovery and that the the tear isnt too bad... be careful with all of the ice out there!!!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hoof Boot Sizing hotreddun Hoof Care 7 10-28-2008 10:22 PM
Hoof boot question newhorsemom Hoof Care 2 08-01-2008 01:46 PM
canvas boot cleaning Kirsti Arndt Horse Talk 1 07-25-2008 02:45 PM
Enlish boot bag annabana27 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 05-14-2008 01:43 PM
Bell Boot Issues horsie24 Horse Talk 8 02-21-2007 08:38 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0