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        01-17-2010, 08:01 PM
      #21
    Trained
    Glad all worked out for your horse, Equiniphile!
         
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        01-17-2010, 08:15 PM
      #22
    Green Broke
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    I'm not ignoring this thread, I'm not posting because I don't have anything to say. Sorry about that. However, his eye is almost completely better--when I was using the flush on Friday, a very small piece of hay came out. I think that was what was bothering it. His eye is definitely recovering. Thanks for your input....and please refrain from the animal cruelty crap. It doesn't help help his eye. Thanks
    Nothing to say? How about an update? Could you imagine the pain your horse would have been spared had the hay been flushed sooner? The hay could have scratched the eye and it could need antibiotics. If you ever have had an eye injury you would understand how painful even something minor is. I stand by not getting your horse treatment is animal neglect.
         
        01-17-2010, 08:49 PM
      #23
    Yearling
    I def. Feel for this horse owner , I just went through an eye injury with my Paint and it seemed like forever until the vet came. (in my area there are only 2 vet practices that give equine care)
    Lucky for my boy he just missed scratching his cornea and will be ok with some ointment and keeping his fly mask on for a few more days.

    I hope your horse continues to get better w/o any complications....did you get a hold of your vet yet?
         
        01-21-2010, 07:40 PM
      #24
    Showing
    The vet came out on monday and said the eye was fine; nothing scratched or damamged. He said to just keep using the medication we've been using, and it should be better soon. Thanks for your help :)
         
        01-21-2010, 08:43 PM
      #25
    Green Broke
    Just read this thread. Glad to hear all is well with your horse. Like StarlineStables advised, good to have the needed eye ointments ect...

    I deal with Recurrent Uveitis with one of my horses, plus corneal ulcers (due to loss of sight in that particular eye). I have become very good at recognizing the early signs of both. The treatment is the same, except for the ulcers no steroids, so I do not always call my vet. My vet has taught me what and how to do what needs to be done. He also trusts my ability to identify what is going on. If I feel it is necessary, I call him and we discuss what's happening (I'm very good at describing what I see, and have paid close attention to how he diagnoses the condition). I feel we work as a team (I'm the home team:)

    Eyes are very sensitive and vulnerable. Something as simple as a small piece of hay chaff can result in a big display, as you have found out. Now you can add this to experience. And now you have a few more items in your medical box for your horse.

    Wishing your horse continued good healing.
         

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