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    04-23-2013, 07:54 PM

Look at what happened to my horse on Sunday!! We have no idea how he did it and we've scoured his turn! I took this pic on Monday and can you see the swelling? Looks like he's had a tight halter on!!

At least today the swelling was down and it wasn't sore! Hope the hair grows back!

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    04-23-2013, 07:56 PM
Green Broke
Hope he heals quickly!
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    04-23-2013, 08:00 PM
Does Henry need a crash helmet???
Hope that heals well...geez, accident prone ponies..
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    04-23-2013, 08:16 PM
Looks like he stuck his nose through the fence and got a nail...........
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    04-23-2013, 08:28 PM
Yeah we moved him to a different turn out until we find the 'stickers and thorns'.....grrr! Currently his hock sores are healing up nicely, he has a case of girth itch which is 'just there' and isn't sore and now he has his nose scrape! I feel like I spend more time doctoring than riding!!!
    04-23-2013, 08:30 PM
Originally Posted by deserthorsewoman    
Looks like he stuck his nose through the fence and got a nail...........
I thought it was a nail too....couldn't find one. I'm thinking there a tip of wire sticking out somewhere. I'm going to don my gloves tomorrow morning and run my hand under the rails to see if I can 'feel' what I can't see.......I tell ya, if a horse can do it - he will!!
    04-23-2013, 08:31 PM
Green Broke
Oh goodness, silly Henry!! I think I need to put him in a bubble with Berk. So send him on over here so I can take that pain in your rear off your hands
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    04-23-2013, 08:36 PM
Originally Posted by NBEventer    
Oh goodness, silly Henry!! I think I need to put him in a bubble with Berk. So send him on over here so I can take that pain in your rear off your hands
I've got to be honest though, I'd rather he beat up his head before he beat up his legs!!!!
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    04-23-2013, 08:57 PM
At home tattoing for horses? Lol...

Poor little guy. At least it isn't deep!!!
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    04-23-2013, 09:00 PM
Sorry Muppet. Hope he heals well and soon, and that you find what did it!
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