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    02-07-2012, 01:05 AM
  #11
Foal
I understand you aren't a vet. I appreciate your input nonetheless.
I've only been treating him for mud fever in the time i've had him, which has been under a year. His previous owner advised that he's always had the scabs during the time she owned him (3+ years) so i'd say it's something he's been living with it for a number of years untreated.

I will get a second opinion from a different vet and see if they can advise me further.

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    02-07-2012, 01:26 AM
  #12
Foal
2 Winters ago my then 9 month stud colt (now a gelding) got mud fever... and I will try to explain to what it looked like - he was very unwilling to walk in the mud, his back hind legs near his pastern were swollen and all for pasterns he didn't have hair... he was completely skin back on his pasterns...

He didn't get the *****, scabs like you can get from mud fever... but what we did was stalled him, and at night I would do water therapy on his back legs to try to get some of the swelling to go down, dry him off really really really good - then we put destine on him... the vet also had him on Touraprim (sp) for 7 days I think... and I remember reading that it's usually found in horses that have light colored legs... and like someone said it's the bacteria in the mud that causes - he's never had to again though I do worry about him when he does have to stand in mud... but he's in a different paddock then where he was the first time that he got it....
     
    02-07-2012, 01:41 AM
  #13
Yearling
Id be insisting on a biopsy to get to the root of the problem. If it hasnt cleared up in all this time, its time to find out what the real cause of it is and treat it. I don't like how warty the stuff on the back of the fetlock looks. Get that biopsy.
     
    02-07-2012, 02:14 AM
  #14
Trained
That looks like a fungus of some sort. Go to a different vet & get it biopsied.
     
    02-07-2012, 02:36 AM
  #15
Foal
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Originally Posted by waresbear    
That looks like a fungus of some sort. Go to a different vet & get it biopsied.
Thanks :)

I have a different vet coming out this week to check it out. I'll insist on a biopsy.
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    02-07-2012, 08:55 AM
  #16
Green Broke
Count me in on getting "it" biopsied as soon as possible; by a different vet if you have that option:)
     

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