Scratch/cut on pastern how to heal up quickly?

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Scratch/cut on pastern how to heal up quickly?

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    09-06-2008, 05:22 PM
Scratch/cut on pastern how to heal up quickly?

After the show on Monday, I gave Sonny 3 days off and didn't visit him then so he could just be a horse for those days. Anyways, when I went on Friday to see him, I noticed he cut up his pastern on his hind foot. It's scabbing up so it's nothing done too recent, but what are ways that I can help it heal faster?

I've been putting MTG on it, and then Dream Coat (a healing liquid that I have) but wasn't sure if there was anything else I could do to help it heal. It's not really sensitive....and he's not favoring it at all.
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    09-07-2008, 11:23 AM
Unless you see something else, I would just leave it be. If there is heat, swelling, oozing, favouring... then it needs to be revisited. Otherwise, nature will look after itself.
    09-07-2008, 12:20 PM
Green Broke
If it's big and you are concerned about hair loss, CutHeal will help the hair grow back nicely. Otherwise, just "let it be" - it should be completely gone in a few weeks.
    09-07-2008, 03:27 PM
I agree, it should heal in a few weeks. I'd also let it be.

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