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post #1 of 11 Old 12-06-2009, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
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Graphic Injury Part 2

A friend of mine managed to make it down my road and up my driveway to come watch my son for me while I went out to clean Bonnies wound.











After it was all cleaned.

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post #2 of 11 Old 12-06-2009, 05:32 PM
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Glad to see of the location of it Tiff. Your mare is naturally pretty muscular. She looks a lot better than when I first saw those pics.

Infection is my concern now. Good thing it happened during the winter.
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post #3 of 11 Old 12-06-2009, 06:21 PM
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ummmm..... yuck that is kinda gross though I fell really sorry for your horse that must be really pain full

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post #4 of 11 Old 12-06-2009, 07:05 PM
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o man, that is narly. I would be freaking out lol. How bit is it? It looks way bigger than your hand!

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post #5 of 11 Old 12-06-2009, 09:13 PM
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Awww poor girl, I hope she heals soon. That would freak me out too reining girl! lol

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post #6 of 11 Old 12-06-2009, 09:49 PM
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I have seen horses with wounds far more severe than that and they healed without even a scar. Keep it clean and it will be fine. Good luck.

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post #7 of 11 Old 12-07-2009, 01:30 AM Thread Starter
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Well I can honestly say that I had a major melt down that day. I'm used to being able to haul a horse out of have a vet out at the snap of my fingers. I was more than fusturated. I even punched a couple of poor inanimate objects that day, and cried more than I have in a long time. LOL

There's no doubt she will have a scar but I think all in all she will come out okay and take better care of herself from here on out! I got to give the girl credit, I've only owned for a very short time and she doesn't really know me all that well but she's been a real sweetheart. I can honestly say she's been one of the more trusting horses that I've dealt with.
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This is the same wound I'm assuming you posted on diff thread?

Wow..yeah seeing better pictures, no chance of stitching that lol.

I also was a little off on what area I thought it was...thought it was closer to the hip, and it looks not like a slice much more "chunked" out.

Keep using that cut heal, and it will heal in no time

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post #9 of 11 Old 12-07-2009, 11:37 AM
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We've had great luck healing wounds with saline solution and betadine, and one is starts to scab, Collasate spray is great - once the wound is totally closed, I'd even use some MTG. I think the location will allow it is heal very well.
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post #10 of 11 Old 12-08-2009, 08:05 PM
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Esh, that looks ugly!!
It'll heal up pretty, I think. Khobain had something like much smaller, and Silver's was almost identical and he healed right up.
Freaking little trouble makers, eh??

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