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  • My horse hase a sore front sholder what could it be
  • Horse inflamed deltoideus muschles

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    04-02-2012, 12:19 AM
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Foal
Unhappy shoulder soreness

For a while my horse kat has been acting very strange. She has been running barrels and poles for a few months, and she has done amazing. She feels like her back end is out but we took her to the vet and she was fine. We had a kiropractor look at her last night and her chest is really inflamed and she is sore in her shoulder. This morning I was stretching her and when I stretched her left front leg backwards she really fought it. She is sore and she is not her normal sweet self. PLEAASE HELP!!!
     
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    04-02-2012, 05:19 AM
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Green Broke
Firstly, have you ever been to a physio?

I can tell you from personal experience- you are SORE the next day.

Did the Chiro give you any excercises to do, or have you phoned to ask if the swelling and tenderness are normal?

I would leave her a day to just chill out, and see how she goes.
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    04-02-2012, 08:56 PM
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Foal
We have meds, and we r going to stretch her every day andjust see how it goes from there
     
    04-03-2012, 03:03 AM
  #4
Green Broke
What meds are you giving her... honestly if it was that bad I would use bute, as it has anti-inflammatory in it, so will help with any swelling.

If it hasn't gone down in a couple of days... I'd either call the Chiro and ask what the hell is happening, or call the vet- that IME is not normal... a day or two after perhaps depending on what wsa done... but not days and days.

Good luck!
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    04-03-2012, 03:10 PM
  #5
Yearling
What have you been doing with her? Anything harder then normal? Has she taken a hard stumble or fell? Because it sounds like some serious pulled/strain or torn muscles if everything is inflamed and swollen.

So the smart thing would be to give her some Bute or Banamine and give her a few days off to let her muscles heal. The more you work her when she is sore like that the more chance of further straining something.
     
    04-04-2012, 01:12 AM
  #6
Foal
Well she tore the back of her hoof when I last ran her (saturday) and we think she tore her shoulder muscle or something becauseshe is really swollen. I got stuff from the vet and we r going to give her a week or so off and then see how it goes. And once sh egets better I am going to stretch her every time before I run just to be safe
     
    04-04-2012, 03:53 AM
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Green Broke
If your horse has torn muscles, it will take a lot longer than a week to solve the issues, and I fully advise you to get a vet involved ASAP to determine what has gone wrong, and to also prescribe any medication to help her out.
     
    04-04-2012, 04:01 AM
  #8
Foal
I'm offering this from a human point of view (I work with people in the fitness industry not horses) ... but in my experience it's really bad to stretch cold muscles and then get off to a flying start. It causes injury because the muscles aren't warmed up properly causing them to tense and cramp, or worse. I recommend walking your mare for a good 10 minutes before you 'run her' every time. It's just good practice.
     
    04-04-2012, 09:01 PM
  #9
Foal
We did talk to the vet and he gave us this shot to give her once a week, and after jusrt one shot the swelling has gone down and she is getting better really fast. But I am not going to ride her for a few weeks and the vet will take a look at her in 2 weeks
     

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