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    09-12-2007, 05:53 AM
  #1
Foal
fetlock injury

My 18 yr old thoroughbred had an injury about 1 month ago. We aren't sure as yet when he did it we think it was either in the horse float or when I did a 1 rein halt on the morning before pony club. Anyway he ihas done something to his fetlock we think the vet has had a look and origiinally said a tendon then a ligament then soft tissue and now we aren't sure. It doesnt seem to be getting better he'll get better then worse then better then worse. His fetlock is a little bit swollen and he is quite warm he is bandaged, hosed and given bute every second day and he's just not recovering quickly any ideas what it mayb be? I have thought about sesamoiditis but have decided it is unlikely ut stil possible. Any help very very very appreciated thanks.
     
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    09-12-2007, 06:27 AM
  #2
Weanling
What about a cold pack? To keep the swelling down..... Awww I hope he gets better!!
     
    09-12-2007, 08:01 AM
  #3
Foal
GREAT NEWS! We went out tonight n he was hardly lame and no heat or swelling I was soooo happy but it may get worse again. I haven't tried a cold pack just hosing and a cold poultice 2 days ago
     

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