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post #11 of 16 Old 06-17-2013, 04:00 PM
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She really did a number on her tail, didn't she? Most important for now is to keep it covered & moist so it doesn't draw & make her itch-she'd just rub it out again. & I mean covered w/cream or medicine-even vaseline will do the job. If she isn't rubbing it now, hair regrowth is fairly quick for most horses, & will hopefully grow back in the original color.
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post #12 of 16 Old 06-17-2013, 04:10 PM Thread Starter
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She's looking pretty sorry for herself anyways, she's never done anything like this before, though usually trailers have bars at there bums or something to stop them from leaning on the ramp, this one never. I'm just grateful the journey was a short one, I dread to think what it would of looked like had it been a longer journey!
I'll have a look online for MTG i've never seen it in any local tack shops.
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post #13 of 16 Old 06-21-2013, 09:38 PM
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I'd wash it with a good anticeptic wash like Betadine (worth the money), and a triple antibiotic cream. TZon is good, it's antifungal and antibacterial
I'd get bandages and wrap it though, like take a non-stick gauze pad and put it over the wound with antibacterial stuff on it and then a gauze roll over that, and then either use a regular tail bandage, or you can use vet wrap that sticks to itself as you wrap around. It would be needed to be changed every 24 hours, but it keeps the skin from drying out and keeps the wound closed to outdoor germs and such. The only downside is it keeps it from scabbing, but the wound will close eventually because it heals from the outer edges in. You can take the wraps off for a day or two and let it scab over though.
She should be fine for blanketing and such with the wrap and after it's scabbed.
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post #14 of 16 Old 06-22-2013, 07:06 PM
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I'd bandage her tail anymore when in the horse box I learned the hard way no more than yourself what can happen when we don't, Never happen again. An sudocreme is brilliant but just til it heals and scabs over as it dries out the skin.
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post #15 of 16 Old 06-26-2013, 04:22 AM Thread Starter
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This was her butt yesterday. I washed it and used sudocream for the first few days till my camrosa ointment came and then after that she's been getting that on every day. We have a common riding soon (first saturday in july) if anyone has any tips on how I could cover it and make her tail look pretty (with ribbons or anything else) i'd love to hear!

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post #16 of 16 Old 06-27-2013, 11:41 AM
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Personally, I wouldn't cover it - if it were my body, I wouldn't want anything touching a sore area that might cause more irritation.
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