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post #1 of 6 Old 10-24-2009, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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Arrow Ouch! She's cut her leg..

So I went out yesterday ready to ride, and after going to pick out Candy's hooves I noticed this cut on the inside of her leg. She seemed a little tender on it, but not noticably lame.

It isn't too deep but there was alot of dried blood and new blood seeping from the wound. I have NO idea how she did it, we don't have barbed wire fencing - she may have gotten it caught on a stick or something?

Anyway, after trying to put antiseptic on it I almost got kicked. So I came up with a great idea - I put the antiseptic cream on a towel, and put the towel over my crop. I then put an elastic band over the towel to hold it and used that to put the cream on from a distance! She didn't like it, but this was the end result:

Anything else I can do for her?
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post #2 of 6 Old 10-24-2009, 09:45 PM
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haha i love your idea! i think it would help if you rinsed it out thoroughly everyday or so, then put the cream back on it. hope it gets better soo :)

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post #3 of 6 Old 10-24-2009, 10:34 PM
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It looks like she may have nicked herself kicking at a fly or something like that.

Did you try putting it on from the right side (it looks like her right leg)? You wouldn't be able to see, but standing to the side would be a lot easier. Also, did she just lift her leg like she was going to kick, or actually kick out? A lot of times lifting a leg is a reflex reaction, and once you show them whatever you're doing isn't going to hurt, they stand just fine.

But as rg23 said, just keep it clean.
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post #4 of 6 Old 10-26-2009, 01:19 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys, I tried doing it from the right side but I kept missing as I couldn't see. When I touched the wound with the towel she would squeal and lift her leg up really quickly - she only started kicking with her left leg. I'm going to try get some of that dried blood off but there are no hoses where I keep her, i'll figure something out :)
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post #5 of 6 Old 10-26-2009, 07:28 AM
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Adapt and overcome, I love it lol! It doesn't look too serious but like a PP mentioned, daily wound care should help prevent any infection.

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post #6 of 6 Old 10-26-2009, 08:55 AM
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botanical cream for wounds works really and is antiseptic and fly repellant and helps the skin to bind together. poor thing and can just imagine you with the towel.
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