I brought Apollo in from pasture today to clean him up and ride. I must have brushed off a scab and didn't notice until after our ride when I saw blood smeared...I wiped the wound off with a wet paper towel, dried it off, then put some ointment on it. Its a clean cut with some shorter hair scraped off around it, but it isn't terribly deep. A new horse joined the herd today so there must have been a couple scuffles among the horses because he also had a chunk of hair chomped off of his butt and sides that grazed the skin. But I don't know what could have caused his leg wound since it a clean cut and theres nothing sharp in pasture that could have cut him. I'll have to check his stall in the morning and make sure nothing is sticking out.
Will this heal on its own with some TLC or do I need to have a vet out to look at it. He is my first horse, and this his first wound since I've had him, so I'm just just a worried mom lol.