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Bowed Tendon?

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  • Can a foal bow a tendon
  • Are bowed tendons hard or soft?

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    02-18-2013, 08:34 PM
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Foal
Bowed Tendon?

Just curious, how does a horse bow a tendon and how can you prevent it. Thanks!
     
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    02-19-2013, 05:06 AM
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Yearling
I believe you can bow a tendon by wrapping polo wraps wrong.
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    02-19-2013, 06:34 AM
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Foal
Tendons can bow when they get stressed or over-stretched. Running a horse too hard, footing too soft or deep, or wrapping their legs wrong can cause it.
Proper conditioning, and experience knowing how hard a particular horse can work will prevent it. (and be careful with those leg wraps!)
     
    02-19-2013, 09:25 AM
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Foal
Thank you!:)
     

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