Cut on pastern

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    04-30-2013, 05:55 PM
Cut on pastern

My daughter has a neighbor whose mare has a cut on her rear pastern. They are treating the cut, but it needs to be bandaged, and they can't get a bandage to stay in place, because of the horse having to bend her foot to walk. Any ideas?
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    04-30-2013, 05:59 PM
Vet wrap should stay in place..
    04-30-2013, 06:00 PM
Green Broke
A woman's sanitation pad/diaper and vet wrap is the best way to go. I had a mare who sliced her rear pastern and that how we kept it bandaged after the vet stitched it.
    04-30-2013, 08:49 PM
Wow, thanks so much. I'm sure they were not using vetwrap, just regular bandaging.
    04-30-2013, 08:54 PM
Rap all the way down over the hoof gorilla tape works great around the hoof. Its not cheap but it works
    04-30-2013, 11:55 PM
Thanks, where do you get gorilla tape?
    04-30-2013, 11:57 PM
I get Gorilla tape at the hardware store. Awesome stuff.
    04-30-2013, 11:59 PM
Vet wrap is cheap and should be on hand.
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