Help.. lost a toe nail! - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 17 Old 01-07-2013, 01:55 AM
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 6,672
• Horses: 12
Originally Posted by AlexS View Post
I lost about 4 nails a few years ago. I was watching a thunderstorm on my porch in bare feet, and the foster kids thought it would be funny to push me out into the rain. They pushed me onto the concrete steps and off came the nails. Gosh it hurt.

They grew back normally, but I was really careful to keep clean dressing over them until they started to come back in.
Ahhh... I cringed a little.
Those kids would be on muck out duty for a year. LOL

Whispering Secret Arabians
Registered Solid and Sabino Arabians
WSArabians is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #12 of 17 Old 01-07-2013, 04:50 AM
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Boreland
Posts: 1,226
• Horses: 3
i lost a couple nails, one was a finger nail that got bitten off by a cow...(being brought up on a farm and being young i used to let the calves sook on my fingers after a packet of crisps, they grew teeth) and the other was my big toe nail, i tripped on the metal bit at the bottom of a door and it wasn't properly attached to the floor, it got caught under my toe and ripped off my nail. i had to kick the cat out my room that night cause she kept tryna lick my toe D:
They both grew back fine although my finger nail seems to be thicker than the rest now.
whiskeynoo is offline  
post #13 of 17 Old 01-19-2013, 02:54 PM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Palmyra, Wisconsin
Posts: 5,852
• Horses: 4
I was standing barefoot on a hardwood floor when someone opened a door & it caught my big toenail just right, flipped it backwards & clean off. It looked like a murder scene, there was so much blood. It grew back.
natisha is offline  
post #14 of 17 Old 01-19-2013, 05:52 PM
Green Broke
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: AZ
Posts: 4,840
• Horses: 2
Aacckk! These posts hurt! I have a bruised big toe ATM-been ongoing for the last 3 months. Might still loose the nail.
Cacowgirl is offline  
post #15 of 17 Old 01-19-2013, 10:03 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Posts: 933
• Horses: 2
I lost a toenail a couple years back thanks to a horse I was training. He was slapping his front feet down because of the flies... (I know it's called stomping, but he was actually slapping them down). I was saddling and moved my foot at the wrong time to the wrong place. I managed the rest of the training session, and then limped to the house before daring to removed my boot.
I've been stomped on by horses and cows (milk cows are MEAN) so much that I don't dare wear anything less than rubber boots or cowboy boots.

I figure if a girl wants to be a LEGEND, she should just go ahead and be one. ~Calamity Jane
GallopingGuitarist is offline  
post #16 of 17 Old 01-19-2013, 11:02 PM
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Missouri
Posts: 1,386
• Horses: 1
Soaking it in warm water with Epsom salts will both clean it and take out some of the soreness. Spray it with Vetericyn.....and keep it clean!
Ladytrails is offline  
post #17 of 17 Old 01-19-2013, 11:05 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 27
• Horses: 3
I would defiantly see a doctor!!!!
farmersdaughter99 is offline  

Quick Reply

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone ever lost a nail? Janna General Off Topic Discussion 15 11-11-2012 07:23 PM
Lost a dear friend to suicide, heartbroken and lost Klassic Superstar General Off Topic Discussion 17 10-15-2012 03:52 AM
so, my dog's toe nail came off. doubleopi Other Pets 4 09-30-2012 11:23 PM
Nail in Hoof :( Krystle F Hoof Care 3 01-17-2010 09:56 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome