Itís been a week and five days since my mare and I fell. I figured it was time for an update. Iím going to try to update somewhere between every week and a half to two weeks.
Anyway, sheís doing a lot better. The place above her eye is pretty much bald... Iím hoping the hair grows back. Her knee isnít swollen at all anymore, and her neck... the swelling in it went down completely a few days ago.
Her chest is healing really well, too... the swelling is down to a bare minimum and thereís only very little heat in it... However, itís trying to heal, but she keeps messing it up. Every time a scab forms over the wound, she rips it off. I know that itís probably itching, but if she keeps ripping the scabs that do form off, how will it ever heal? What can I do to keep her from ripping the scab off? I canít put her up in the barn, and I canít Ďbandageí the area... Sheís out loose in a 15 acre pasture with two other horses (my three year old Walker, Dakota and my cousinís thirty-five year old Mustang, Diablo).
Is there anything I can do?
Oh, and as for me... Iím still finding bruises... lol. Iím fine, though... where I got Ďroad rashí on my shoulder is almost completely healed (just got a few Ďcat scratchesí left...) but itís scarred over in very shiny, very apparent scars... hopefully theyíll fade. Itís odd that it scarred over, though, considering the cuts werenít bad at all... Lol. Oh well...