Today we turned My moms mare out in the big arena so she could stretch her legs a little, she full on galloped multiple times and right before we caught her she ran and JUMPED a ground pole. Mind you, my moms mare has a bone spur in her hock. We caught her and she was fine, walking pretty normal maybe a slight gimp but considering she's 19 and has a fused hock, no big surprise. But by the time she was done eating she was occasionally lifting it up and had a noticeable limp. I felt all over and found said soft squishy lump on the inside of her front right. She had also slightly knicked her bulb, barely skinned it. I called a trusted experienced horse friend and she said she probably knocked herself, and to just watch it. I gave her some bute. If its not better by tomorrow the vet will be coming out but I guess I'm still worried, has anyone experienced this with their horses? Should I just call him out right now? Ahhhh stress overload!
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