Originally Posted by wyominggrandma
I am amazed that not one of three vets would come out. How sad to not care about animals enough to want to leave your home to take care of this.
My worries about this are after about 12 hours the chances of stitches holding are slim to none. That rip should be stitched up and the fat pad needs to be pushed back, none of which you will be able to do yourself, the horse will have to be sedated.
Just keep him calm and clean tonight don't let him roll or scratch his eye or face. Good luck
I believe there is a 5 hour window. Once you miss it, the skin begins to die off. Sad that they wouldn't come out.