06-07-2009, 01:08 PM
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Soak it in a warn saline solution twice a day, keep it wrapped with either a diaper and duct tape or gauze, cotton bating, vet wrap and duct tape. Only turn her out if you have a completely no dirt field to turn her out in. There should be no dirt or mud, only grass or if it is available a pen with wood chips/bark as footing. If all your pens/fields are muddy then put her on stall rest with as much hand walking as possible on only clean surfaces. Her stall should lso be kept very clean.
I personally would first of all soak it for as long as possible and clean it very well with bedadine making sure there is nothing in there and then keep it clean and only soak it for a few weeks unless it gets dirty then I would clean it again with the bedadine. Talking to a vet is always a good idea, no matter how "minor" the injury seems. Prevention is always much cheaper than dealing with the consequences later.