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She had rusty metal in her hoof! :(

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  • Hoof puncture rusted metal
  • Lysol hoof soak

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    05-07-2012, 12:37 PM
  #11
Trained
Is this the same person that sold you the mare that told you this?
     
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    05-07-2012, 12:43 PM
  #12
Foal
It was her and a trainer lady and a man that's there all the time, I think he boards there. This is bad?
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    05-07-2012, 12:51 PM
  #13
Trained
Nope just curious.

If I were in your position I would be having that hoof x-rayed. You don't know that it didn't nick the bone or cause infection within it. You mare should have also had a tetanus booster at the same time.
     
    05-07-2012, 12:52 PM
  #14
Weanling
I as a barn owner would never tell a boarder the horse will be fine after an over 1 inch piece of metal came out of the hoof. That's a pretty deep puncture and just shoving antibiotics in it just doesnt cut the cake. A puncture in the foot must be soaked daily and wrapped to prevent any foreign particles to enter. She may seem fine right now but I bet you there is a pus pocket fuming in that hole. I sure hope I am wrong But I would soak that foot in as hot of water and epsom salt as you can stand. I would even add a table spoon of Lysol ( BROWN BOTTLE YELLOW LABEL) to the water.

This disinfects the wound. Heat doesnt always indicate trouble.
Good Luck

TRR
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