Underwoods Treatment -- Consumption?!

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Underwoods Treatment -- Consumption?!

This is a discussion on Underwoods Treatment -- Consumption?! within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-07-2010, 01:55 AM
Question Underwoods Treatment -- Consumption?!

Hey, I promise to make this short...

She eats it.

Like, tonight I went out and spray/baking powder'd it. This "vet tech" told and showed me to pack it in (powder), but apparently you're not supposed to [website]..? And yeah. I put her back in the pen and instantly, she starts licking the wound. The solution comes off and she stops and starts working her mouth... to start on it again. Is this safe? And what the hell am I to do now about treating this wound?
Sponsored Links
    10-07-2010, 02:29 AM
Green Broke
I'd be contacting the vet.
    10-07-2010, 08:06 PM
Um, can you get those Elizabethan collars big enough for a horse??
Sorry not helpful!
    10-07-2010, 11:36 PM
Originally Posted by loosie    
Um, can you get those Elizabethan collars big enough for a horse??
Sorry not helpful!

LOL! Not educationally helpful, but it is funny!

Anywho, the vet said to sprinkle cayenne on after applying the baking powder, see if she would stop eating it. "It [treatment] may slightly burn, or she could be itchy from the skin regrowing, so it makes sense that she's touching it.. Try cayenne powder afterwards, alot of horses don't like that taste... Randomly they do, so if there's still a problem, call me back and we'll figure out another treatment plan."
"Okay, so you won't be insulted if I call you tomorrow because she likes the taste??" LOL! Turns out, she's not a fan!
    10-08-2010, 12:56 AM
Originally Posted by ButterfliEterna    
"Okay, so you won't be insulted if I call you tomorrow because she likes the taste??" LOL! Turns out, she's not a fan!
Lucky it worked! Yeah, I was thinking about my dog, who ate the 'guaranteed not to eat' expensive stuff from the vets to put over her bandage... after she ate the first bandage off! Then I went to the feedstore & the guy virtually guaranteed 'cribbox' for horses wouldn't be touched. She ate that off & threw up bits of bandage everywhere after that one. The only thing that worked was a large(she's a smallish dog) eliz. Collar. Friend had another dog he'd tried all sorts on, except for a collar, who due to flea allergy, became compulsive about hacking his tail. Cayenne didn't work.... but Tabasco sauce did. Ouch! Bet the treatment hurt more than the hacking, but it sure broke the habit!

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
COPD: My way of treatment Ne0n Zero Horse Health 8 04-18-2013 05:01 PM
Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption MN Tigerstripes Horse Law 51 04-05-2010 07:08 PM
Best treatment for cuts? lovemyponies Horse Health 30 06-01-2009 08:24 AM
Lymphangitis Treatment? smdly70 Horse Health 1 04-17-2009 11:42 AM
Vaccination Treatment Help! katieandduke Horse Health 13 01-20-2009 05:24 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0